[Arm-netbook] EOMA68-A20 now booting Linaro distro from uSD card
luke.leighton at gmail.com
Wed Sep 18 21:56:58 BST 2013
On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 3:59 PM, joem <joem at martindale-electric.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-09-18 at 15:18 +0200, Arokux X wrote:
>> > > As I understand it, Linaro guys are not compiling
>> > scratch. They put an
>> > > image together using packages from the ARM-repos
>> provided by
>> > Ubuntu.
>> > the build-log file looks like a classic
>> > lb stays for live-build.
>> Thanks Arokux.
>> Too much to take in in one gulp - may be days to chew over it.
>> Any instructions on what I can do to cut the chase
>> and get to sources for
>> linaro-raring-alip-20130826-474 ? :)
>> Joe, you must specify your goal more clearly. So I'll ask once again:
>> Do you want to recreate a Linaro ALIP image all the way from sources?
>> If the answer is yes, you should do it step by step. Chasing the
>> source code of the packages is too early now. First you need to learn
>> how to create an image out of *built* packages.
>> Then you learn how to build the packages you need for the image
>> (debmirror, pbuilder etc.)
> $$$$ Krsching!! $$$
> The fog is slowly clearing and I have plan!
> The goal is to create the freedom to distribute working bootable Linux
> distro binary images with tool chain ready to be used as soon as it is
> unzipped and dd'd into a SD card or a sata drive and satisfy the GPL.
> The GPL says if you are distributing a binary
> you must distribute the sources and the tools.
> If the tools are also gpl'd then as its being distributed
> as a binary, the sources for tools are also needed.
> And also sources for anything else in the binary such as the entire
> distro and its packages.
> That scare me no more.
> Assuming for now everything is in git format,
... which you can't do.
debian's source packages are .tar.gz files. i think it would be a
good idea if you did a walk-around of one of the debian mirrors. take
a look here for example:
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