Qemu, repository, dev env.

Kieran Fleming lists at kieranfleming.com
Tue Jul 24 16:34:49 CEST 2007

Lars Hallberg wrote:
> Earlier (far earlier) I downloaded a pre built qemu image that kind of
> worked. Would be nice if a fresh such image where generated somewhere
> fairly regularly. Take much less to run then to build (both in ram, in
> diskspace and in knowledge - and I'm short of all three).
> Is there any repository (with both OpenMoko and OpenEmbed pakages
> built for the neo) yet from where one can update such image the 'on
> the phone' intended way (ipkg). And if so, is ther a build environment
> available to install on the phone (or qemu image)? Stuff like svn,
> make, gcc, dev-libs?
> I intend to eventually do small development *on* the phone (leave the
> office for the forest), and for now, developing natively (x86) on my
> laptop, and periodically compile it on the qemu to test and shake out
> bugs. Just feels straighter then setting up a cross compile
> environment,   and better used effort, because the build environment
> on the phone I will want to learn in the end anyway :-)
> After all... only 7 years ago I replaced the old 486 90Mhz 16M ram as
> development machine... The neo should not be useless :-)
A pre-built and up to date QEMU for linux, windows and mac would be very
good, because at the moment it's way too hard to get it compiled. If
no-one is doing this already, I would be happy to get this started.

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