[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/2] package/libnspr: bump to version 4.25, add xtensa support

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Tue Feb 4 08:25:46 UTC 2020

On 01/02/2020 10:24, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> On Sat,  1 Feb 2020 09:47:57 +0100
> Bernd Kuhls <bernd.kuhls at t-online.de> wrote:
>> nspr 4.25 added support for Xtensa architecture:
>> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mozilla.dev.tech.nspr/lK7toqtJ96E
>> Removed BR2_PACKAGE_LIBNSPR_ARCH_SUPPORT because it was only needed for
>> xtensa.
>> Added sha1 hash provided by upstream.
>> Signed-off-by: Bernd Kuhls <bernd.kuhls at t-online.de>
> I don't feel very strongly about it, but I'm wondering if it doesn't
> make sense to keep BR2_PACKAGE_LIBNSPR_ARCH_SUPPORT. There is some
> architecture-specific code in libnpsr, so every time we add a new CPU
> architecture, we would have to poentially re-add this hidden option.

 For what it's worth, I agree with doing that. We don't want to end up in the
libffi situation...


> More specifically, I have been working on using Buildroot for a new CPU
> architecture (not yet upstream, but will be submitted in the future),
> and it was quite nice to have this BR2_PACKAGE_LIBNPSR_ARCH_SUPPORT to
> disable libnpsr on this CPU architecture for the moment.
> But again, I don't feel very strongly, it can very well be re-added
> later if need be.
> Best regards,
> Thomas

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