[Buildroot] dl_dir problem with building using legal-info

Martin Kepplinger martin.kepplinger at ginzinger.com
Tue Apr 2 04:48:06 UTC 2019

On 01.04.19 17:47, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> Martin,
> On Mon, 1 Apr 2019 15:56:55 +0200
> Martin Kepplinger <martin.kepplinger at ginzinger.com> wrote:
>> It seems like the plan might be to move from one "dl" directory
>> containing the tarballs, old_dl_dir, to the per-package directories in "dl".
>> So: I reuse the tarballs in "legal-info" for building. (think: no
>> internet connection). legal-info contains directories *with versions*.
>> In any case, it's easy by finding all archives and copying them to "dl"
>> before building.
>> If old_dl_dir would be removed from the download scripts, this would
>> break for me. The per-package directories in "dl" *don't contain
>> versions* and I guess there's no trivial way to recreate this directory
>> structure. So I thought I'd talk about this before old_dl_dir is gone...
>> In short: Before removing to look in old_dl_dir, please don't break this
>> use-case :) Is there an even better way to build using legal-info that
>> I'm not aware of already? If not, what could we implement?
> Why don't you use "make source" ? That's the intended target to
> populate the dl/ directory with everything that is needed to do a build
> with no internet connection.

because I need (to package) legal-info (patches, configs and licenses
included) anyways. I would have to duplicate what legal-info does if I'd
switch to using the "dl" directory directly (as a starting point).


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