[Buildroot] How handle broken or partly broken packages in the distribution

Thiago A. Corrêa thiago.correa at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 17:12:56 UTC 2009


Ulf,

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 6:57 AM, Hans-Christian Egtvedt
<hans-christian.egtvedt at atmel.com> wrote:
>> so they are not selectable for AVR32 users
>>
>
> To make it harder to fix the problem with the packages?
>
> It might also be a result from the development environment on your
> build machine, like the recent alsa-utils errors somebody else found on
> opensuse, which I have not triggered in my Ubuntu system.
>

I agree with HCE. Making packages unselectable or invisible is not a
good approach.
I think it would be very sufficient to just document it on the help
string and take it out of the defconfig for that arch.

Kind Regards,
   Thiago A. Correa



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