Xorg / Glamo ?
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at rasterman.com
Wed Feb 4 02:22:32 CET 2009
On Wed, 04 Feb 2009 11:41:40 +1030 Rod Whitby <rod at whitby.id.au> said:
> Thomas has one opinion about MokoMakefile. It is not the only opinion
> held by various Openmoko and third-party developers.
> It is true that the delta between the normal OE build process, and the
> Openmoko build process is progressively getting smaller.
> However, there are many people who find the normal OE setup instructions
> too complex, and seem to happily use the nslu2-linux Makefile, the FSO
> Makefile, or the SHR Makefile to build OE distributions.
> In my opinion, build setup instructions need to be executable, otherwise
> they are always out of date. When a Makefile is not up to date with the
> intentions of the Openmoko developers, the delta is clear and can be
> fixed once in a central place for many people. When there are multiple
> wiki pages all saying slightly different things, changes to the build
> process are much harder to deploy.
agreed. i know i started with mokomakefile as simply doing it the "oe way" was
much more work. if oe provided a simple shell/makefile setup (and update
mechanism) it'd be good.
> -- Rod
> Juan Alberto Aranda Alvarez wrote:
> > Then, it should be wiped out completely from the wiki. I guess it was
> > created as a way to "protect" new developers. But it totally confused me.
> > The toolchain is a good idea to show newcomers the phone and get them
> > excited with it. But it isn't maintained either, so you have a lot of
> > new comers wanting to port their application and would only get
> > disappointed.
> > Juan.
> > Thomas Gstädtner wrote:
> >> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 12:57 AM, Juan Alberto Aranda Alvarez
> >> <jaranda at openmoko.com> wrote:
> >>> So basically MokoMakefile is broken?
> >> It not only is broken, it also is unmaintained. I suggest you to use
> >> plain Openembedded, makes everything much easier.
> > Yes it does
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