Articles by Jürgen Borleis

PTXdist: Did you know? Today: Just a reboot

Jürgen Borleis | | PTXdist, DidYouKnow

While the development on an embedded system I need to reboot it quite often. Doing so I appreciate to keep the required steps as less as possible and be sure the embedded system uses the recently changed data in a consistent manner.


PTXdist: Did you know? Today: Beautify your developer's life

Jürgen Borleis | | PTXdist, DidYouKnow

Simplify and beautify your developer's life. An example.


Barebox-2014.02.0

Jürgen Borleis | | barebox

The Barebox project has released version 2014.02.0 of its bootloader:


PTXdist 2014.01.0

Jürgen Borleis | | PTXdist

The PTXdist project has released version 2014.01.0 of the embedded linux build system:


New PTXdist Features in 2013

Jürgen Borleis | | PTXdist

The main new feature was the introduction and tuning of the toolchain 'wrapper': This wrapper ensures a new level of control about how a PTXdist project is build. In earlier days, the binary results relied more or less on the buildsystem each package comes with. With the new wrapper, a package's buildsystem calls the wrapper instead of gcc and other toolchain components, and all command line parameters given to it can be checked or extended. The wrapper provides enforcement of: