I have a Linksys E1200 I got for real cheap a few years back and am going to make a hackme project from it. First step - get a build environment working.


Cross-compile build environs usually screw up my normal host environ more than I like, and compete with each other, so I'm putting it in a container.

It's my first container-based build environ. I'm not sure what other folks do, but I'm mounting the source dir in the container (with -v), changing to that dir (with -w), and running the compiler. When that's all automatic via make, it's seamless and easy. So I think I like it.

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I'm not sure why a container-based build isn't the default recommendation on the dd-wrt or OpenWrt forums. But here's mine:


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