Simple Makefile

sparky mat max at
Tue Aug 5 05:11:47 CEST 2008

On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 1:14 PM, Roland Schatz <roland.schatz at
> wrote:

> Hello
> > I set up the toolchain as per the instructions on the wiki and was
> > able to build and package the sample project as per the tutorial.
> >
> > My problem is that I am not very comfortable with the 'autoconf' way
> > of doing things. I usually prefer a simple Makefile / Scons file.
> No problem, just replace all occurances of gcc with
> arm-angstrom-gneabi-gcc (same for g++, ld, strip, ...).
> Personally I use a combination of autoconf and hand-written makefiles
> (no automake), but I see no problem doing the same thing without autoconf.
> What I do is just setting a HOST variable in the makefile, and then
> compile using $(HOST)-gcc, and putting all target files into the
> bin.$(HOST) directory.
> > I am assuming I can make do with a simple Makefile right? It's not
> > like the target hardware/platform is changing a lot for an Openmoko
> > project. Possibly I can have different targets for ARMv4T build and
> > x86 build. So I needed some help with this:
> >
> > I could see the usually libraries - libc, libdl, libcrypt, libgcc,
> > libpthread .. etc. in
> > /usr/local/openmoko/arm/arm-angstrom-linux-gnueabi/lib . What about
> > the windowing toolkit libraries - GTK+, Qt - libraries? What about X
> > libraries? How do I get more libraries (that have been ported)?
> Most libraries are in
> /usr/local/openmoko/arm/arm-angstrom-linux-gnueabi/usr/lib. If some are
> missing, you can just install them on the host using "./configure
> --prefix=/usr/local/openmoko/arm/arm-angstrom-linux-gnueabi/usr
> --host=arm-angstrom-linux-gnueabi; make; make install".
Yay!! 'Hello World' working on my phone!! Yipeeee... feel so awesome!!
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