[Buildroot] [PATCH 6/7] libnetconf2: adjust dependencies
jan.kundrat at cesnet.cz
Wed Dec 4 13:00:50 UTC 2019
> The intention was to be able to select the SSH/TLS support by
> providing/selecting the
> dependent package.
> Do you think that is not reasonable?
I think that the code in current buildroot does not enforce this. I.e., in
case I have neither openssl nor libssh+server already selected, I will end
up with a libnetconf2 which cannot do anything. I think that that is
There are other options, of course:
- We could add nested suboptions below BR2_PACKAGE_LIBNETCONF2 which would
pick the corresponding depenency. That way, people would at least have a
hint that they should drill down within KConfig and notice that there are
two options. Both of these could be checked by default. Disadvantage: if
the libssh+server or openssl gets enabled later, there's a risk that these
two get out of sync.
- We coud just add a hard dependency on both. That IMHO also makes sense
because I have a feeling that the majority of people actually want both
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