[Buildroot] [PATCH 3/3 v2] package/lmod: add compression support for the host variant

Matthew Weber matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com
Fri May 15 00:30:02 UTC 2020


On Sun, May 3, 2020 at 8:14 AM Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> wrote:
> The kernel may install compressed modules. At the end of the buid, we
> then run depmod, to generate modules.dep and a few assorted files, so
> that loadign modules works properly on the target (loading by alias,
> loading dependencies...)
> However, depmod needs support for compressed modules, or it would
> generate empty modules.dep et al.
> Systematically adding support for gz and xz, and the required deps, was
> deemed too much of a burden [0], so we add too options to enable either
> or both compression.
> [0] http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2018-April/218410.html
> Yegor Yefremov <yegorslists at googlemail.com>
> Cc: Signed-off-by: Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
> Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>
> Cc: Lucian Buga <lucianbuga at gmail.com>

Tested-by: Matt Weber <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com>

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