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Buildroot 2013.05 released, Free Electrons contributions inside!

As planned by the release schedule, the Buildroot 2013.05 version landed at the end of May. Peter Korsgaard, the project’s maintainer, highlighted the most important additions in his release email. With more than 900 commits, it has been the busiest … Continue reading

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Free Electrons contributions to the 3.9 kernel

A few months ago, we published a blog post showing our contributions to the 3.8 Linux kernel. With 128 commits merged in 3.8, Free Electrons was ranked as the 17th company in terms of kernel contributions. The 3.9 kernel has … Continue reading

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Linux kernel 3.8 released, Free Electrons top #17 contributor

Early last week, version 3.8 of the Linux kernel has been released by Linus Torvalds. The KernelNewbies web site, has, as usual, a great summary of what’s new in this release, together with lots of links to the relevant LWN … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2011.11 released: details on new features

As planned, Buildroot 2011.11 has been released at the end of November. You can download this release as a tarball or through the Git repository. This release brings a set of new features on which I thought it would be … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2011.08 released!

As promised by the time-based release schedule, a new version 2011.08 of Buildroot has just been released. For those just coming in, Buildroot is a utility that automates the process of building an embedded Linux system: generating a cross-compilation toolchain … Continue reading

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Barebox 2011.03 released, with contributions from Free Electrons

Barebox is a bootloader started about two years ago for embedded systems of various architectures. It plays the same role as U-Boot, which is the best known project in this area, but has several advantages over U-Boot. First, it has … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2010.08 released!

On the last day of August, just in time, the 2010.08 version of Buildroot has been released. For the record, Buildroot is an easy-to-use embedded Linux build system: it can build your toolchain, your root filesystem with all its components … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2010.05 released: again many Free Electrons contributions

Just one day before the end of May, Buildroot 2010.05 has been released by Peter Korsgaard, as predicted by the fixed release schedule used by the project. It can be downloaded at http://buildroot.org/downloads/buildroot-2010.05.tar.bz2. For the record, Buildroot is a simple … Continue reading

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Crosstool-NG 1.7.0, Free Electrons contributed basic Blackfin support

Yann E. Morin, maintainer of Crosstool-NG, has just announced version 1.7.0 of his toolchain building tool we like so much at Free Electrons. For the record, Crosstool-NG allows to build cross-compiling toolchains for a wide-range of architectures, using either glibc, … Continue reading

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Buildroot 2010.02 released, contributions from Free Electrons!

Buildroot is a embedded Linux system build system. It automates the process of downloading, configuring, compiling and installating all the components of an embedded Linux system, from Busybox to more complicated software stacks using Gtk, Qt, X.org, Gstreamer, etc. Buildroot … Continue reading

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