[Buildroot] Buildroot Patches I Use [2] - Build In Stages

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Nov 9 17:38:34 UTC 2010

On Tue, 09 Nov 2010 07:50:05 -0800
Darcy Watkins <dwatkins at tranzeo.com> wrote:

> This patch is handy if you want to build in two stages.  The first
> stage is to build up to before generating the rootfs.  Then you could
> run other programs, scripts etc to generate stuff externally and add
> them to your target area.  Then the second stage generates the rootfs
> images.
> This is handy for cases where you want to use an external set of
> scripts to drive the build process but have buildroot do some of the
> work so that you don't have to reinvent as many wheels.

Isn't BR2_ROOTFS_POST_BUILD_SCRIPT sufficient for this use case ?

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
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