[Buildroot] Overriding DL_DIR in the environment

Crane, Matthew mcrane03 at harris.com
Fri Aug 17 19:05:56 UTC 2007

I use a link as well, but should the option be added to the menus so
that it does not need to be specified in the environment?


-----Original Message-----
From: buildroot-bounces at uclibc.org [mailto:buildroot-bounces at uclibc.org]
On Behalf Of Cristian Ionescu-Idbohrn
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2007 1:59 PM
To: buildroot at uclibc.org
Subject: Re: [Buildroot] Overriding DL_DIR in the environment

On Fri, 17 Aug 2007, Ulf Samuelsson wrote:

> I keep a central download location for all tarballs,
> and find it a pain to always have to edit the DL_DIR
> variable during "make menuconfig".
> It would be nice to be able to override the ".config"
> value of DL_DIR in the shell environment.
> Here is a simple patch which will,
> if you define
> $ export BUILDROOT_DL_DIR /usr/local/install/downloads
> in your ".bashrc", override the DL_DIR in the ".config".

Wouldn't a symlink (that's what I use) sort that out?


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