[lfs-support] looking for a "build buddy"

Andrew Benton b3nton at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 11:10:37 PST 2012


On Sun, 29 Jan 2012 10:00:20 -0800
"Robert A. Lerche" <ral at msbit.com> wrote:

> Hi.  I have previously built LFS and used the LFS Live CD project to
> create a custom system (back in the 6.3 / 6.4 days).
> 
> I am now engaged in a project for a client using Android on a custom
> embedded system.  As you may know, Android uses the Linux kernel as a
> base.
> 
> Has anyone out there built Android completely from sources?  I'd
> appreciate a chance to chat with someone familiar with setting up a
> complete source build environment.

As I understand it, Andriod is a custom java virtual machine that runs
on top of a patched linux kernel. It has very little in common with LFS.
They're completely different beasts.

Andy



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