[Buildroot] Buildroot maintainer and stable releases
jacmet at uclibc.org
Wed Jan 7 20:31:10 UTC 2009
>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Lundquist <lists at zelow.no> writes:
Thomas> If it is possible to know this, the opposite is possible too,
Thomas> and that is to keep the available options instead of hiding
Thomas> it but show / tell the user that this will result in a
Thomas> recompiled toolchain.
We already have this several places under packages/
comment "xorg requires a toolchain with LOCALE and WCHAR support"
comment "iperf requires a toolchain with C++ support enabled"
And so on.
>> If you can change an option easily which forces the rebuild
>> of a toolchian, then you can also change an option by
>> mistake making you lose a couple of hours...
No, as packages/* depends on toolchain settings, they don't select
Thomas> Figuring out that the one little thing you wanted would be
Thomas> available if you just turned on something in the toolchain
Thomas> takes alot longer and frustrates alot more. That is the
Thomas> *users* time wasted, not CPU time.
Exactly, that's what the current comments are for.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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