[oe] meta-linaro and toolchain-layer
denis at denix.org
Wed Apr 11 19:24:27 CEST 2012
On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 03:48:26PM -0700, Khem Raj wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 11:41 PM, Martin Jansa <martin.jansa at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I haven't tried gcc-4.7 on my armv4t machines yet, because I fear
> > similar issues like with binutils gold (which are still not resolved),
> > because nobody uses armv4t much nowadays :/.
> yes I have tried qemuarm/armv4t build along with qemuarm/armv5t build
> as a test on 4.7
> it boots systemd-image fine. But I would expect others to chime in and
> provide some
> testing help on their platforms/machines, I am still actively fixing
> and rebasing
> the 4.7 patches so expect a bit of churn there
> > The same I fear from 4.6 from meta-linaro, but maybe they will be
> > responsive as you were, when I reported issues on armv4t with some new
> > patch added by linaro..
> I will make sure that happens and I will be maintaining the layer at
> above location
Why? Do we need another fork? Can you upstream your fixes?
> and see how the interaction goes and will help in maintaining the layer
> > So using meta-linaro for gcc-4.6 and gcc-4.7 is fine, but please keep
> > current "snapshot" of gcc-4.6 (oe-core+toolchain-layer patches)
> > somewhere as safe version before meta-linaro 4.6 is well tested on all
> > devices.
> yes essentially we can recover is any time and in worst case I have to maintain
> meta-linaro in which case we can merge both into one and maintain it
> but I will actively
> seek linaro's help in maintaining the layer.
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