|author||Thomas De Schampheleire <email@example.com>||2012-06-22 07:42:39 +0200|
|committer||Thomas Petazzoni <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2012-07-22 16:53:25 +0200|
toolchain-external: line up comments with reality
Line-up with changes from commit 3367d5ce770ac409e7b3f5bba2c7ed1a819b3ef7 "external-toolchain: run checks even on extracted toolchains" Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'toolchain')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/toolchain/toolchain-external/ext-tool.mk b/toolchain/toolchain-external/ext-tool.mk
index 49dd0e2b6e..9c88776f61 100644
@@ -14,11 +14,10 @@
# The basic principle is the following
-# 1. a. For toolchains downloaded from the Web, Buildroot already
-# knows their configuration, so it just downloads them and extract
-# them in $(TOOLCHAIN_EXTERNAL_DIR).
+# 1. If the toolchain is not pre-installed, download and extract it
+# in $(TOOLCHAIN_EXTERNAL_DIR).
-# 1. b. For pre-installed toolchains, perform some checks on the
+# 2. For all external toolchains, perform some checks on the
# conformity between the toolchain configuration described in the
# Buildroot menuconfig system, and the real configuration of the
# external toolchain. This is for example important to make sure that
@@ -30,19 +29,19 @@
# options. And at configuration time, we are not able to retrieve the
# external toolchain configuration.
-# 2. Copy the libraries needed at runtime to the target directory,
+# 3. Copy the libraries needed at runtime to the target directory,
# $(TARGET_DIR). Obviously, things such as the C library, the dynamic
# loader and a few other utility libraries are needed if dynamic
# applications are to be executed on the target system.
-# 3. Copy the libraries and headers to the staging directory. This
+# 4. Copy the libraries and headers to the staging directory. This
# will allow all further calls to gcc to be made using --sysroot
# $(STAGING_DIR), which greatly simplifies the compilation of the
# packages when using external toolchains. So in the end, only the
# cross-compiler binaries remains external, all libraries and headers
# are imported into the Buildroot tree.
-# 4. Build a toolchain wrapper which executes the external toolchain
+# 5. Build a toolchain wrapper which executes the external toolchain
# with a number of arguments (sysroot/march/mtune/..) hardcoded,
# so we're sure the correct configuration is always used and the
# toolchain behaves similar to an internal toolchain.