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authorScott Rifenbark <scott.m.rifenbark@intel.com>2012-06-26 13:29:31 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2012-06-28 16:32:58 +0100
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See the "<link linkend='setting-up-the-cross-development-environment'>Setting Up the
Cross-Development Environment</link>"
section for more information.
+ </para>
+
+ <note>
+ <para>Avoid mixing installation methods when installing the ADT for different architectures.
+ For example, avoid using the ADT Installer to install some toolchains and then hand-installing
+ cross-development toolchains from downloaded tarballs to install toolchains
+ for different architectures.
+ Mixing installation methods can result in situations where the ADT Installer becomes
+ unreliable and might not install the toolchain.</para>
+ <para>If you must mix installation methods, you might avoid problems by deleting
+ <filename>/var/lib/opkg</filename>, thus purging the <filename>opkg</filename> package
+ metadata</para>
+ </note>
+
+ <para>
<itemizedlist>
<listitem><para><emphasis>Use the ADT Installer Script:</emphasis>
This method is the recommended way to install the ADT because it