[Buildroot] [PATCH 02/23] package/kodi-platform: add explicit dependency to tinyxml

Bernd Kuhls bernd.kuhls at t-online.de
Sat Jun 27 07:39:34 UTC 2020

Am Sun, 21 Jun 2020 16:48:30 +0200 schrieb Bernd Kuhls:

> Hi Yann,
> Am Sun, 21 Jun 2020 14:35:45 +0200 schrieb Yann E. MORIN:
>> You need to propagate the dependencies of tinyxml too.
>> Yes, the only dependency is on C++, which is already a dependency of
>> Kodi, and thus is de-facto a dependency of kodi-platform.
> here I would like to point out that package/kodi-platform/Config.in is
> not sourced in package/Config.in but in package/kodi/Config.in, guarded
> by "if BR2_PACKAGE_KODI".
> All kodi-related packages, besides kodi itself, can only be selected
> when Kodi was selected before and since Kodi is written in c++ this
> dependency is and will always be fulfilled. If kodi ever switches the
> language it is written in I will come back to this topic ;)
>> Yes, this is additional burden on your side, but I think we should take
>> this opportunity to fix the current mess of implicitly inherited
>> dependencies.
> Until now you were unable to convince me that adding "depends on
> BR2_INSTALL_LIBSTDCPP", plus comments that will never be visible in
> menuconfig, to all kodi-related packages is necessary due to the way the
> kodi packages are added to menuconfig, i.e. only selectable after kodi
> was selected.
> Regards, Bernd

Hi Yann,

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