Questions concerning Buildroot, the tool for generating, configuring and using toolchains which can be used to generate Linux systems or parts thereof.

Buildroot is a tool for generating, configuring and using toolchains which can be used to generate Linux systems. This way is simplifies many tasks, especially those in relation to cross-compilation and the dependencies therein. It can also concern itself with the root file system, the Linux kernel image and the bootloader. Components can be used independently, this way it can be also used as a tool to merely simplify cross-compilation (e.g. in order to compile new/different Busybox for an embedded platform), or to just build the root filesystem using an existing and already ready toolchain.

The main target is embedded hardware. It comes with presets for several embedded boards (e.g. Raspberry Pi).

Official website: https://buildroot.org/

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