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authorSimon Glass <>2014-12-01 17:34:01 -0700
committerSimon Glass <>2015-01-14 21:16:53 -0800
commit346996969de74b18562e58a98788d93cc026a7e5 (patch)
tree3de0bbfcd8e1d01fa5d0335da8bf78e1fd7eed58 /tools
parentbb1501f2c22c979961b735db775605cccedd98f6 (diff)
buildman: Add a note about Python pre-requisites
Since we need a few modules which might not be available in a bare-bones distribution, add a note about that to the README. Signed-off-by: Simon Glass <> Suggested-by: Wolfgang Denk <>
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diff --git a/tools/buildman/README b/tools/buildman/README
index 68456ceff7..34c338ed9d 100644
--- a/tools/buildman/README
+++ b/tools/buildman/README
@@ -171,7 +171,16 @@ The toolchain-alias section indicates that the i386 toolchain should be used
to build x86 commits.
-2. Check the available toolchains
+3. Make sure you have the require Python pre-requisites
+Buildman uses multiprocessing, Queue, shutil, StringIO and ConfigParser.
+These should normally be available, but if you get an error like this then
+you will need to obtain those modules:
+ ImportError: No module named multiprocessing
+4. Check the available toolchains
Run this check to make sure that you have a toolchain for every architecture.
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