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Mike Frysinger 12-24-2007 08:16 PM

Recommended way of obtaining 'mkimage'
 
On Tuesday 20 November 2007, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Monday 19 November 2007, Jean-Claude Gervais wrote:
> > Is there an ebuild that contains 'mkimage' ?
> > If not, what is the official source for this tool?
>
> as Peter said, it's part of U-Boot ... just unpack the latest tarball and
> try this:
> $ touch include/config.mk
> $ make tools BIN_FILES=mkimage
> this works with u-boot-1.1.6 ... not sure about newer versions
>
> i never made an ebuild for u-boot as it is specific to one board which has
> to be configured/selected at build time (and really it is totally not worth
> the effort), making an ebuild for the u-boot tools would be useful ...

u-boot-tools is now in the tree ... it builds/installs a bunch of the things
in the tools/ subdir (like the mkimage binary)
-mike


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