Changes between Version 32 and Version 33 of buildroot


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Timestamp:
10/16/2020 07:31:38 PM (2 years ago)
Author:
Ryan Erbstoesser
Comment:

add disclaimer

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    v32 v33  
    88 * Kernel development (using [#initrd initrd] or [#initramfs initramfs] options)
    99 * Using its toolchain externally
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     11''' !*!*!*!* WARNING !*!*!*!* '''
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     13Buildroot is a powerful and low footprint rootfs. However, it is for advanced developers due to the fact there is a lot of manual configuration. Gateworks recommends developing with a more friendly ready to go rootfs, such as Ubuntu where package management is provided by default. Development time will be shortened greatly with Ubuntu. Once operating properly on Ubuntu, one can move over to buildroot to optimize.
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    1115'''Note''' that Buildroot requires all packages to be installed at the time of building. There is not a package manager like many other distributions have (like [wiki:ubuntu Ubuntu], such as apt-get to quickly install pre-compiled package binaries.