[OpenWrt-Devel] SDK vs. Toolchain+

Bastian Bittorf bittorf at bluebottle.com
Tue Jan 5 13:06:07 EST 2016

* Daniel Dickinson <openwrt at daniel.thecshore.com> [05.01.2016 18:48]:
> The problem is that I find, at least with ar71xx, that even with a an
> already compile toolchain that target/linux/compile takes an annoying
> amount of time (even though nothing is being compiled, there is a lot
> of stuff that still gets done), and,
> in addition, target/linux/install takes a very long time because
> there are preparations for every image, even if you only want two or
> three profiles (but the two or three means you can't just select one
> profile and be happy), because you have multiple types of hardware
> you want to deal with.
> It's actually target/linux that's the major issue when it comes to
> allowing not rebuilding every time to be a useful answer.

some weeks ago i gave some numbers for

make clean && make

for e.g. ar71xx and it boils down to only some ~140 seconds
on cheap and fast hardware. (including ALL images).

so what is your problem? slow hardware?

bye, bastian
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