[OpenWrt-Devel] correct place for target-dependent host tools

2009-07-25 Thread Wolfgang Spraul
Hi, I am working on adding support for our upcoming 'XBurst' board into OpenWrt [1]. Sources are here [2]. In addition to all the stuff that targets the device, I have a reflashing tool running on the host. This tool can boot the device over USB and reflash it. It's called 'usbboot' and part of a

Re: [OpenWrt-Devel] correct place for target-dependent host tools

2009-07-25 Thread Wolfgang Spraul
Mirko, thanks for your answers. The splitting has pros and cons. Actually the cross-compilation problem is one of the reasons that stops inclusion of xburst-tools into Debian. See http://mentors.debian.net/cgi-bin/sponsor-pkglist?action=details;package=xburst-tools Problem is that the parts

Re: [OpenWrt-Devel] correct place for target-dependent host tools

2009-07-25 Thread Mirko Vogt
Why - btw - do you want to have the xburst-tools packaged in OpenWrt? Looking at the Openmoko Neo - OpenWrt target, there's also no dfu-util packaged (ok, there is - but because some people wanted use their routers to flash their Openmoko Neo - it's not compiled for the host system). The way I

Re: [OpenWrt-Devel] correct place for target-dependent host tools

2009-07-25 Thread Wolfgang Spraul
Mirko, OpenWrt is for... OpenWrt is not for... OK perfect answer, thanks a lot. The reason I wanted to have it built was that I thought it's a natural place. I build the image, then I do what? I flash it... So I thought it would be cool if the flashing software would somehow fall out as well.