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authorLuca Ceresoli <luca.ceresoli@comelit.it>2011-04-07 22:11:20 +0000
committerWolfgang Denk <wd@denx.de>2011-04-30 01:10:28 +0200
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downloadu-boot-linaro-stable-56c1769806a437c994355422f5b52ca3eee70834.tar.gz
tools/env: document current cross-compilation issues and workaround
Signed-off-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca.ceresoli@comelit.it>
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This is a demo implementation of a Linux command line tool to access
the U-Boot's environment variables.
+In the current version, there is an issue in cross-compilation.
+In order to cross-compile fw_printenv, run
+ make HOSTCC=<your CC cross-compiler> env
+in the root directory of the U-Boot distribution. For example,
+ make HOSTCC=arm-linux-gcc env
+
For the run-time utiltity configuration uncomment the line
#define CONFIG_FILE "/etc/fw_env.config"
in fw_env.h.