Openmoko build infrastructure questions

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Wed Apr 16 20:42:27 CEST 2008

On Wednesday 16 April 2008 20:26:54 John Lee wrote:
> So, in my point of view, this discussion is meaningful only if someone
> can provide another build system that has the same or better ability
> then OE, yet easier to learn, and the switching cost is acceptable.

Right! Show us a working alternative that can build the same rootfs'es that we 
build now (openmoko-gtk, qtopia-x11, moko-underground) and then we can talk.

> Otherwise the real question is:
> * How can we make OE easier to use? *
> Most of the doubts and questions here will just go away once you
> really understand it.  That's the hardest part, definitely much harder
> then discussing on the mailing list.  I think that's the real problem.

Thanks, John, that's quite a refreshening way to look at it and I agree 100%.


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