[Tizen General] Tizen platform development tools survey : dropping 32bit linux support

Jian-feng Ding jian-feng.ding at intel.com
Thu Sep 26 12:05:49 GMT 2013


Jan-Simon,

I will create a new thread to talk about the details of qemu issue. Thanks for
your help.

thanks
- jf.ding

On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 04:11:10PM +0200, Jan-Simon Möller wrote:
> Hi Jian-feng Ding,
> 
> On Tuesday 24 September 2013 20:23:20 Jian-feng Ding wrote:
> > Jan-Simon,
> > 
> > Thank you for your attention. The story of qemu is:
> > 
> > 1. In the building, both OBS and gbs, the scripts will use qemu-arm-static
> > to run arm binary inside build env chroot
> 
> I know the magic, the OBS support was done by me back then.
> 
> > 
> > 2. In the ideal settings, we'd like to run 64bit qemu-arm-statis in 64bit
> > host system, and the same for 32bit. AND we'd better use the qemu from
> > Tizen repo.
> 
> Ok, I need to verify on 32bit tonight or tomorrow.
> I can understand why you want to be in control of the qemu version.
> 
> 
> > 3. In the 32bit host system, 32bit qemu will encounter memory faults when
> > compiling eglibc of tizen-2.2, so we must use others to bypass it.
> > 32bit system.
> 
> Backtrace / Buildlog / Log available ?
> 
> Or can I see/reproduce this somewhere ?
> 
> > 
> > 4. But now, for tizen-3.0, eglibc will not be used. So the issue is not
> > critical. But tools need to continue the support for tizen-2.1/2.2.
> 
> I see. Still I think fixing qemu is the long-term better solution.
> 
> > Anyway, it's a very corner issue.
> 
> Well - eglibc is no leaf package ;) .
> 
> 


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