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Dirk Zimoch (dirk.zimoch) wrote :

> Is this configuration intended for cross-building? Have you used it for
> building native as well?

This is for cross build. Native builds do not need to care for SDK locations. But I like to cross build for all our archs.

> The EPICS build system was designed so that end-users should never have to
> modify any CONFIG.* files to build Base, they should only edit CONFIG_SITE.*
> files, so your SDK_TARGET value should get in a CONFIG_SITE.* file. If this
> configuration is used for cross-building only then it really belongs in a
> CONFIG_SITE.<host-arch>.raspbian-arm file, the CONFIG.Common.<target-arch>
> files are for things that really are specific to the target irrespective of
> where the code is being compiled.

This is simply how I got it working. I‘ll try to separate it into user config and generic settings.

> I have asked Pete Jemian who has lots of experience with running EPICS on the
> Pi for his comments too.

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