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Simó Albert i Beltran, 06/12/2013 05:14 PM
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h1. Development Environment
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h3. Get the needed software
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First of all you should take a look on the system requirements:
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In a Debian based distributions (like Ubuntu), a set of packages are needed, you should install them:
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<pre>
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aptitude install \
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git subversion zlib1g-dev gawk flex unzip bzip2 gettext build-essential \
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libncurses5-dev libncursesw5-dev binutils cpp psmisc docbook-to-man
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</pre>
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h3. Get the code and compile
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* [Recomended] Get the qMp firmware generator using git: <pre>git clone git://qmp.cat/qmpfw.git qmpfw</pre>
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* [Outdated] Or get the code using http: <pre>wget -c -q -O - "http://qmp.cat/gitrevision_download?project_id=7&rev=anonymous" | tar zxvf -</pre>
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* Then enter to source directory: <pre>cd qmpfw</pre>
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* [Advanced] Do a checkout specifying the branch: <pre>make .checkout_qmp QMP_GIT_BRANCH=branch_name</pre>
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Example for testing branch: <pre>make .checkout_qmp QMP_GIT_BRANCH=testing</pre>
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* And compile it specifying the target: <pre>make build T=alix</pre>
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You can find available targets by executing: <pre>make list_targets</pre>
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If you have more than one core in your computer you can use J=N: <pre>make build T=alix J=4</pre>
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After that, you will find the images ready to install in your devices inside directory images/