[Buildroot] Makefile.autotools.in problems

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Thu Jul 10 07:47:01 UTC 2008

>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Laird <daniel.j.laird at nxp.com> writes:


 Daniel> This is only a problem as I have not deleted patches
 Daniel> associated with an old version.  However I wanted to raise
 Daniel> the issue in case it was originally planned that you could
 Daniel> have multiple patches in the directory for different versions
 Daniel> and it would apply only those patches that match.

Yes, the Makefile.autotools.in is kinda half baked still.

 Daniel> Perhaps we could have a PKG_STRICT_PATCH variable.  That if
 Daniel> set to true would only apply patches that match the version
 Daniel> string, if not set it would apply all patches.

That or put the patches in version specific sub directories like
openembedded does.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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