You can get support for Buildroot through three main channels:
The Buildroot IRC channel is #buildroot, hosted on OFTC. If you do not have an IRC client, you can use the OFTC web interface. When asking for help on IRC, share relevant logs or pieces of code using a code sharing website.
Note that due to excessive spamming on IRC, the channel can only be
joined if you are a registered user with
service. Follow the instructions to register as a user with a password,
and then join the
The mailing list is for discussion and development. You can subscribe by visiting this page. Only subscribers to the Buildroot mailing list are allowed to post to this list. Archives are available from Mailman and lore.kernel.org.
Please search the mailing list archives before asking questions on the mailing list, since there is a good chance someone else has asked the same question before.
If you think you found a bug in Buildroot, you can use the Bug Tracker to post your bugs and/or participate to find solutions to existing problems.
Note: patches are only accepted through the mailing list.