[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 5/5] fs/common.mk: add host-mkpasswd if PACKAGES_USERS is not empty

Samuel Martin s.martin49 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 22 20:59:41 UTC 2014

When using a custom rootfs skeleton, the host-mkpasswd target is not
automatically built, even if some packages add usersi (i.e. when
PACKAGES_USERS is not empty).

In this case, the rootfs generation may fail because the mkpasswd
provided by some distribution does not support all options used in the
mkusers script.

This patch avoids such a trouble by automatically adding the
host-mkpasswd package to the dependency list of the rootfs targets.

Signed-off-by: Samuel Martin <s.martin49 at gmail.com>
 fs/common.mk | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/common.mk b/fs/common.mk
index aa9d961..9f32620 100644
--- a/fs/common.mk
+++ b/fs/common.mk
@@ -37,7 +37,8 @@ USERS_TABLE = $(BUILD_DIR)/_users_table.txt
 # extra deps
-ROOTFS_$(2)_DEPENDENCIES += host-fakeroot host-makedevs
+ROOTFS_$(2)_DEPENDENCIES += host-fakeroot host-makedevs \
+	$(if $(PACKAGES_USERS),host-mkpasswd)
 ifeq ($$(BR2_TARGET_ROOTFS_$(2)_GZIP),y)

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