[Buildroot] [PATCH] Select MTD before EXT2/CRAMFS/SQUASHFS are built

Ulf Samuelsson ulfs at dof.se
Wed Jan 24 01:18:07 UTC 2007

Erik Andersen wrote:
> On Tue Jan 23, 2007 at 11:34:48PM +0100, Ulf Samuelsson wrote:
>> Building a file sysrtem will fail if the mtd tools are not
>> available. THis patch ensure MTD is selected if either of
>> ext2/cramfs/squashfs are selected.
> Nak.  There are a great many situations where people use ext2
> and/or cramfs and/or squashfs without wanting to also use MTD...
> I happen to use all of them without wanting MTD at various times.
> -Erik


The intention is, that if ext2/squashfs/cramfs etc is selected,
you ensure you build the  MTD utilities for the *host*.

$ mkfs.ext2 etc.

Not that you put the MTD utilities into the root file system.
How do I do what I intended then?
(I hope building the host tools is not inconvenient).

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