[Buildroot] [PATCH] package/fswebcam: bump to latest git version

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Sun Feb 23 20:58:06 UTC 2020


Hello Eugen,

On Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:39:02 +0200
Eugen Hristev <eugen.hristev at microchip.com> wrote:

> Bump to latest git version.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eugen Hristev <eugen.hristev at microchip.com>

I think it's OK to bump to this version, the tarball is indeed very old
and no longer available for the current location used by Buildroot.

> -FSWEBCAM_VERSION = 20140113
> -FSWEBCAM_SOURCE = fswebcam-$(FSWEBCAM_VERSION).tar.xz
> -FSWEBCAM_SITE = http://www.firestorm.cx/fswebcam/files
> +FSWEBCAM_VERSION = 9a995d6a5369ddd158e352766e015dae20982318
> +FSWEBCAM_SITE = https://github.com/fsphil/fswebcam.git
> +FSWEBCAM_SITE_METHOD = git

Could you instead use the "github" macro available in Buildroot? This
way, we download a tarball from Github, which is much more efficient.

Thanks!

Thomas
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