OpenWRT Makefile

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Fri Nov 6 13:33:21 CET 2009

On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 01:18:33PM +0100, Jann Traschewski wrote:
> Ok, so far I think we need four separate packages for OpenWRT:
> - bird
> - birdc (depends libncurses/libreadline)
> - bird6
> - birdc6 (depends libncurses/libreadline)
> They should be chooseable through "menuconfig". I don't know whether this is
> possible using just one single Makefile?

Yes, it is possible, i will make it in that way.

> >> Further I figured out how to handle the readline dependency.
> > Probably ncurses have to be handled in the same way.
> > I think that bird without birdc is not really useful, but
> Maybe an option would be starting birdc on the users local desktop and
> connect it via tcpip to the router running bird? Yes, security needs to be
> implemented...


> > probably it might be useful to compile birdc without 
> > libncurses and libreadline (or perhaps just without libreadline).
> Do you want to link it statically? I did try this with libreadline:

No, just to have birdc-lite that does not use libncurses and libreadline.
That would be easy to implement it.

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

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