[tslib] No libts ubuntu 16

Baruch Siach baruch at tkos.co.il
Sat Sep 2 21:12:02 PDT 2017

Hi Mark,

On Fri, Sep 01, 2017 at 03:31:00PM -0400, Mark Richards wrote:
> It totally sucks!  Ubuntu 16.04.3 no longer includes libts in its
> repository.  Would be sweet to have it available.
> Meanwhile, I would be grateful for guidance for the following setup:
>     - ubuntu has arm-linux-gnuabihf cross-compiler (target is acme systems
> Acqua -> SAMA5D31)
>     - ubuntu hosts debian Vagrant virtual box.  This provides Qt5. 
> Unfortunately the Vagrant virtual box file builds Qt5 without libts.  Also,
> libts is not in the O/S
>     - apt-search file libts.so.0 yields nothing.  (so apparently there's no
> libts in the repo.. yes I updated)
> I'd like to install libts-dev to allow building the Qt5 system supporting
> libts.  Additionally, with libts-dev, I can (presumably) cross-compile my
> Qt5 code for the target system.
> Not sure if I need a special ./configure to do this.. and especially not
> certain what LD flags I may need to seamlessly work with the debian system.
> Suggestions, aspirin, or sighs of resignation gratefully accepted.

I suggest you to use Buildroot[1] for all your cross compile needs. Note that 
you can't[2] use your distro provided cross compiler with Buildroot. But 
Buildroot supports the Linaro pre-built toolchains, as well as building a 
toolchain from source.

Hope this helps,

[1] https://buildroot.org/

[2] http://nightly.buildroot.org/manual.html#_cross_compilation_toolchain

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