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doc:faq:development [2013/11/02 22:56]
theoradicus write about random build fails in VM
doc:faq:development [2014/01/03 15:37] (current)
theoradicus add some hints about faster build process
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| Development      |      ? |  3.8 GB | | Development      |      ? |  3.8 GB |
| Development+feeds|    ?  |  >5 GB | | Development+feeds|    ?  |  >5 GB |
 +| all feeds/pkgs  |        |  >30 GB |
Compiling also tested on some Windows OS under [[http://wiki.gp2x.org/wiki/AndLinux|AndLinux]] ([[http://www.colinux.org|coLinux]] + Ubuntu) Compiling also tested on some Windows OS under [[http://wiki.gp2x.org/wiki/AndLinux|AndLinux]] ([[http://www.colinux.org|coLinux]] + Ubuntu)
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===== How do I create a package? ===== ===== How do I create a package? =====
See [[doc:devel:packages|Creating Packages]]. See [[doc:devel:packages|Creating Packages]].
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 +===== How can I help or contribute ? =====
 +
 +see: http://wiki.openwrt.org/about/start?#how.can.i.contribute
 +
 +see: https://dev.openwrt.org/wiki/SupportDonate
 +
 +**Development**
 +
 +The OpenWrt build bots provide a list of broken packages: [[http://buildbot.openwrt.org:8010/broken_packages/]]
 +
 +There is a comparison of OpenWrt and upstream package versions available: https://home.comcast.net/~sdwalker/uscan/index.html
 +
 +**Testing/Review**
 +
 +The mailing list: https://lists.openwrt.org/pipermail/openwrt-devel/
 +generates Patchwork entries: http://patchwork.openwrt.org/
 +
 +===== How can I speed up build process ? =====
 +
 +  * Use -j switch to enable parallel builds
 +
 +  * Use local mirror to avoid downloads (advanced build options)
 +<code>
 +
 +CONFIG_LOCALMIRROR="file:///home/username/mirror"
 +
 +</code>
===== Common errors ===== ===== Common errors =====
-Unclean buildroot:+**Unclean buildroot** 
 + 
 +- Files inside the buildroot are specific to host systems. 
 + 
 +<code> 
 +Build dependency: Please install GNU find 
 + 
 +# old files in staging_dir/host 
 +</code>
- **remove untracked files** with the help of svn or git - **remove untracked files** with the help of svn or git
-- use make targets depending what don't want+- use make targets depending on what you don't want
<code> <code>
make clean make clean

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