FOSDEM '09 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.

Robert Schwebel
Day Saturday
Room Lameere
Start time 17:00
End time 18:30
Duration 01:30
Event type Podium
Track Embedded
Language English
Building Embedded Linux Systems with PTXdist

PTXdist is a "make your own distribution" build system, based on Bash, Kconfig and GNU Make.

Dealing with embedded systems is a complicated thing: you have to take care of toolchains, cross compiling and, in industrial projects, most of all: reproducability and testability.

PTXdist is a "make your own distribution" build system, based on Bash, Kconfig and GNU Make. Making a root filesystem for a target box can be as easy as 'ptxdist go', but the focus is on "executable documentation", not distribution. We care about upstream of the managed softare, separate our patches and try to be part of the world domination project by finding bugs in other people's open source software.

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