[Buildroot] [PATCH v2] util-linux: fix ncurses/wchar handling (again)

Carlos Santos casantos at datacom.ind.br
Sat Jan 21 20:52:55 UTC 2017

> From: "Carlos Santos" <casantos at datacom.ind.br>
> To: "Marcus Hoffmann" <m.hoffmann at cartelsol.com>, "Thomas Petazzoni" <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
> Cc: buildroot at busybox.net
> Sent: Friday, January 20, 2017 8:24:03 AM
> Subject: Re: [Buildroot] [PATCH v2] util-linux: fix ncurses/wchar handling (again)


> Good news! My patch was accepted and applied upstream:
>    http://git.kernel.org/cgit/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git/commit/?id=9ea8ded37b648bbd538cbf9c4d144b8b1a93c1b5


Would a solution like this be considered too much hacky?

diff --git a/package/util-linux/util-linux.hash b/package/util-linux/util-linux.hash
index 4f19851..46b58f0 100644
--- a/package/util-linux/util-linux.hash
+++ b/package/util-linux/util-linux.hash
@@ -1,2 +1,4 @@
 # From https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/v2.29/sha256sums.asc
 sha256 2c59ea67cc7b564104f60532f6e0a95fe17a91acb870ba8fd7e986f273abf9e7  util-linux-2.29.tar.xz
+# Locally computed
+sha256 d0c3ecc2d80106b65a005056baab4be78bf7184d25fae88aa358c65db54b578c  ?id=9ea8ded37b648bbd538cbf9c4d144b8b1a93c1b5
diff --git a/package/util-linux/util-linux.mk b/package/util-linux/util-linux.mk
index 51ece90..6140fe1 100644
--- a/package/util-linux/util-linux.mk
+++ b/package/util-linux/util-linux.mk
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ UTIL_LINUX_VERSION_MAJOR = 2.29
+UTIL_LINUX_PATCH = http://git.kernel.org/cgit/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git/patch/?id=9ea8ded37b648bbd538cbf9c4d144b8b1a93c1b5
 # For 0001-build-sys-prefer-pkg-config-for-ncurses.patch and
 # 0002-build-sys-cleanup-UL_NCURSES_CHECK.patch

The only disadvantage seems to be the ugly file name. I looked ad the download
support scripts and was unable to find a way to save with a more friendly name
like “util-linux-9ea8ded37b648bbd538cbf9c4d144b8b1a93c1b5.patch”.

Carlos Santos (Casantos) - DATACOM, P&D
“Something must be done. This is something. Therefore we must do it.”
(from the BBC series “Yes, Prime Minister”, “Power to the people”)

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