[PATCH 19/20] test/py: Use buildman to build U-Boot

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Wed Mar 11 00:22:49 CET 2020

Hi Stephen,

On Mon, 9 Mar 2020 at 11:10, Stephen Warren <swarren at wwwdotorg.org> wrote:
> On 3/6/20 8:07 PM, Simon Glass wrote:
> > It is a pain to have to set the ARCH and CROSS_COMPILE environment
> > variables when using test.py's --build option. It is possible to get these
> > using the -A and -a options from buildman. But it seems better to just use
> > buildman to do the build.
> >
> > Remove the manual 'make' logic in test/py and use buildman instead.
> I far prefer using make here; this requires zero setup of buildman (e.g.
> the config file and specific toolchains), and so it much *less* of a pain.

For people who don't have an existing setup though, it is tricky. And
having to set those environment variables is a hassle.

'buildman --fetch-arch all' will download and set up toolchains.

Perhaps we could make this optional?


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