[Buildroot] [PATCH 01/10] input-tools: convert to gentargets

Martin Banky Martin.Banky at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 18:38:47 UTC 2010

     I got the Debian patch routine from the cvs package, when I was
converting it. I just figured that there was some type of formatting issue
in the debian patches that needed to be addressed. If I read it correctly,
it looks like it strips any prefix from the name of the package to patch. I
must confess, I'm not very good with sed. Is this something that doesn't
need to be done? If so, just let me know, and I'll change the packages that
are affected.
     As to the *_TOOLS_BUILD_CMDS issue, until now, I thought that the hooks
were only available for the autotargets packages. I just re-read that
section in the Usage and documentation page, and it looks like you can use
the hooks in a gentargets package. I'll try it out, and change the packages
that have that issue.


On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 2:17 AM, Thomas Petazzoni <
thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> Thanks Martin for doing all this conversion work, this is much
> appreciated!
> On Tue,  5 Oct 2010 01:22:34 -0700
> Martin Banky <martin.banky at gmail.com> wrote:
> > +     if [ -d $(@D)/debian/patches ]; then \
> > +             (cd $(@D)/debian/patches && for i in *; \
> > +              do $(SED) 's,^\+\+\+
> .*joystick-$(INPUT_TOOLS_VERSION)/,+++ joystick-$(INPUT_TOOLS_VERSION)/,'
> $$i; \
> I have seen this in several of your patches, but I don't understand why
> it is here. There are several other packages that do apply the debian
> patches, but such a sed step is not needed.
> Even though it doesn't technically make any difference, I'd prefer to
> have this as a post-patch hook.
> Thanks!
> Thomas
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