[Buildroot] [PATCH/next] makedevs: remove target package

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Nov 23 22:12:28 UTC 2016


Hello,

On Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:14:04 +0100, Arnout Vandecappelle
(Essensium/Mind) wrote:
> The makedevs package is a fork of the makedevs tool from busybox. It is
> part of the Buildroot infrastructure, not something that should be used
> on the target. It something like this is needed on the target, upstream
> busybox should be used. And if one of the Buildroot-specific features
> is needed, then that feature should be upstreamed to busybox.
> 
> Besides, there were already two things wrong with the target package:
> - it didn't take into account the overlap with busybox (no depends on
>   BR2_PACKAGE_BUSYBOX_SHOW_OTHERS, no dependency on busybox);
> - it didn't take into account the libcap feature.
> 
> The target package was introduced more or less accidentally in 81cd9d45
> where the intention was to make it more similar to other packages.
> 
> So, kill it with fire.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout at mind.be>
> ---
> No biggy for me, I just noticed "Hey, this is weird...".
> ---
>  Config.in.legacy             |  7 +++++++
>  package/Config.in            |  1 -
>  package/makedevs/Config.in   |  5 -----
>  package/makedevs/makedevs.mk | 10 ----------
>  4 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
>  delete mode 100644 package/makedevs/Config.in

Applied to next, thanks.

Thomas
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