[Buildroot] Makefile.autotools.in does not work wellwith projects

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Sun Jul 27 01:33:17 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 08:53:43AM +0200, Ulf Samuelsson wrote:
> Subject: Re: [Buildroot] Makefile.autotools.in does not work wellwith  
> projects
>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 04:43:09PM +0200, Hans-Christian Egtvedt wrote:
>>> The Makefile.autotools.in uses a rule which touches a
>>> stamp_target_installed file, this does not work well with projects.
>>> The Makefile should depend on a file on the target root file system,
>>> file not there => install to target again.
>> Indeed - install stamps are pure evil. They don't work with multiple
>> projects and they mean you can't "rm -rf
>> project_build_$(ARCH)/$(PROJECT)/root".
> I do not think that you want to have install stamps in the root file system
> because they will end up in the target (unless they are ignored when
> the rootfs is created).

I don't think you should use stamps at all - test for a target file

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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