[Buildroot] svn commit: trunk/buildroot

Bernhard Fischer rep.dot.nop at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 13:28:21 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 03:11:23PM +0200, Bernhard Fischer wrote:
>On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 02:57:48PM +0200, Ulf Samuelsson wrote:
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>>Bernhard Fischer skrev:
>>> On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 02:13:44PM +0200, Ulf Samuelsson wrote:
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>>>> Peter Korsgaard skrev:
>>>>> That breaks the source-check/external-deps check in
>>>>> Makefile.autotools.in (r22607).
>>>> Is not something like the following to be preferred?
>>Previously the special make targets to check availability
>>of packages on internet would download each target
>>even if the target existed in $(DL_DIR) creating
>><package>.tar.bz2.<n>, or it would not check
>>the package at all.
>>Peter introduced a fix where he will treat the download
>>differently if the MAKELEVEL=0 (normal) or if the
>>MAKELEVEL=1 which is the case for make source-check
>>and make external-deps.
>>When I introduced easy logging by "make log",
>>this breaks the autotools, since this also runs
>>I do not think that MAKELEVEL is a good variable
>>to detect if someone wants to do source-check
>>or external-deps.
>make source-check is _supposed_ to download all sources, regardless of

Where download is not really appropriate since we do this (for speed and
volume reasons) deliberately with wget's --spider option, just as a

>whether or not the package exists locally. Keep in mind that it is ment
>to check if packages and patches are (still) downloadable or not and
>explicitely disregarding any local stuff to simulate what users will
>Perhaps the source-check target should consequently use a
>$(DL_DIR).check dir then. This would avoid breakage elsewhere.

Due to spider, please disregard this comment about $(DL_DIR).check.
>Apart from that such a "log" target strikes me as unwarranted.
>$ (make) 2>&1 >& MY.log
>$ nohup make &
>would a more sensible thing to do, IMHO.

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