[PATCH 2 of 2] docs: Add strategies for assembling root filesystems

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com
Thu Nov 17 20:32:00 GMT 2011

Hello David,

Le Thu, 17 Nov 2011 12:14:46 -0800,
David Wuertele <dave@crossplex.org> a écrit :

> Thomas, this is why I created Crossplex.  It is a library of make
> macros that let you specify arbitrary numbers of glibc or uclibc
> toolchain configurations and target filesystem configurations, and it
> is designed from the ground up to support efficient rebuilding and
> parallel building.  It has recipes for many different popular
> packages.
> It is still a work in progress, but Motorola (and another large
> company I'm not allowed to mention) are using it to build some of
> their products.
> I keep the github repo (https://github.com/wuertele/crossplex) more up
> to date than the website (crossplex.org).


However, the point I was making is not to advertise one particular
build system, but rather to advertise the fact that *a* build system
should be used rather than manual and unreproducible methods for
building the root filesystem.


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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