[maemo-developers] Build Server Configuration

From: Jeremiah Foster jeremiah at jeremiahfoster.com
Date: Tue Jan 26 13:46:41 EET 2010
On Jan 26, 2010, at 10:32 AM, Marcin Juszkiewicz wrote:

> Dnia wtorek, 26 stycznia 2010 o 09:43:01 Ove Kaaven napisał(a):
>> The Debian tools are not really designed for cross-compilation, they're
>> meant to run inside the target environment. That target environment also
>> needs a full complement of Debian tools, including compilers. 
> OpenEmbedded builds deb packages and root filesystems without having to be run 
> on Debian based system and all in cross-compilation mode.

Looks interesting. http://wiki.openembedded.net/index.php/Main_Page
I'll definitely check you guys out at FOSDEM.

>> The reason it works for Debian is because they have a LARGE farm of
>> dedicated, donated machines of various architectures:
>> If someone builds a farm of Maemo devices (running on ARM, of course)
>> that they want to dedicate to running buildds, then that might work.
> You do not need Maemo devices - there are better ARM devices if you want to 
> have native compilation farm. Think of BeagleBoard (with usb-network, usb-
> storage attached) or Sheevaplug devices (serial-ata storage, gigabit ethernet, 
> more raw cpu power then n900 or beagleboard).

Sheevaplug build farm! Cool.

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