[Buildroot] [PATCH] package/libxml-parser-perl: make host build use correct compiler

Norbert Lange nolange79 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 22:29:59 UTC 2020

Am Sa., 6. Juni 2020 um 22:04 Uhr schrieb Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>:
> On Sat,  6 Jun 2020 00:58:12 +0200
> Norbert Lange <nolange79 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This package uses gcc filename without path, which breaks the host build
> > if host and target compiler have the same filename.
> How is it possible for the host and target compilers to have the same
> file name ?

I use crosstool for a x86_64 target compiler, same architecture as my
desktop pc.

> > We pack the HOST variables as override so absolute paths are used for
> > the host tools.
> I'm not sure what you mean by "we pack the HOST variables".
> Note: I do understand that the patch will ensure that the compiler
> point by $(HOSTCC) will be used, instead of whatever default the
> libxml-parser-perl build system thinks it should use. But your commit
> log is very confusing.
> Also, your Signed-off-by is missing.

Was using  git send-email blindly without checking, sorry.

> Could you resend, with a clarified explanation, and your SoB added ?


On an not entirely unrelated note, I got troubles getting into patchwork,
did reset my PW 2-3 time, still can't log in. Is there some hidden 8
letter limit or similar?


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