Openmoko build infrastructure questions

Holger Freyther zecke at
Wed Apr 16 16:38:09 CEST 2008

On Wednesday 16 April 2008 15:48:03 Andy Green wrote:

> It has one drawback, speed.  What are the other drawbacks?

	- qemu breaks when upgrading your kernel, glibc :)
	- qemu can not emulate the same CPU/InstructionSet  as your target due 
legal 'issues' (IPR)
	- IIRC debian disabled buildd's due issues with qemu (more than the 

> What I want to do is link against official tslib.  Can I download a
> tslib-devel package for that like I can in Fedora or Ubuntu?  I don't
> think so.

> What about -devel packages so I can build against official tslib?  I can
> do this on a normal distro and we wouldn't need to suffer my ravings and
> horrified groans.


(and the content even looks sane, I'm sure there are broken packages too, but 
they will be less)

so it is a matter of someone providing these packages for the Openmoko 
OpenEmbedded based distribution?

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