Gedare Bloom gedare at rtems.org
Wed Aug 7 20:04:51 UTC 2019

On Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 6:13 PM <chrisj at rtems.org> wrote:
> This series of patches adds BSP buildset support to the RSB. A top level
> BSP buildset can be added that can include the tools, kernel and 3rd party
> packages, such as libbsd. A single buildset command will build and install
> a complete BSP development environment:
>  $ ../source-builder/sb-buildset --prefix=$HOME/development/bbb \

>                                  --log=bbb.txt \
>                                  5/bsps/beagleboneblack
> With the addition of building a BSP as a single buildset command I ask
> and encourage others to add a BSP they know or support.
> This change lets users bring a BSP, LibBSD and related packages under the
> same configuration control as the tools simplifing auditing and compliance.
> The patches include:
> - Triplet support in the RSB config language to take a triplet and to
>   expand it into the separate parts needed when building.
> - Shell expansion in buildset files. A `$()` in a buildset will invoke a
>   shell to expand the contents updating the original string. This is similar
>   to it's use in config files with the limitation of the macro dictionary used
>   during the buildset stage of processing.
> - Staged builds of buildsets. A nested buildset will stage it output and not
>   install it under the prefix. Staging nested buildsets lets dependent
>   buildsets use earlier builds without the package needing to be installed
>   under the prefix. Staging support requires packages correctly handling
>   `DESTDIR` so the install location can be controlled. Staged builds finally
>   corrects a long standing issue in the RSB so builds are only installed once
>   all parts build.
> - Update all 3rd party packages to build with at least one BSP (BBB). Some
>   packages do not build for a range of reasons. These packages will be removed
>   if they are not updated. See #3770.
> - Add support for staged builds of Makefile.inc and waf packages for a BSP.
> - Remove kernel build references from all tool buildsets. The kernel will not
>   be built with the tools anymore even with a -with-* option. This avoids the
>   problem of building all BSPs. A kernel is now only built with for a single
>   BSP.
> - BSP kernel support is now based on a git hash so we can control the
>   specific verison we make available for a BSP.
> - Add support to build LibBSD as a package for a BSP. Again we control the
>   version with a hash. Note, this patch uses master and it should use the
>   RTEMS 5 version. An update is needed.
> - Add libcurl as a package.
> - Add the BeagleboneBlack BSP. The install is 1.4G in size.
My staging size was 1.9 GB by the way.

> I have built 5/rtems-all on FreeBSD and 5/bsps/beagleboneblack on FreeBSD
> and MacOS.
I just built the BBB bset on Ubuntu. Thanks for this.

> Chris
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