[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/2] package infra: add mirror support

Gustavo Zacarias gustavo at zacarias.com.ar
Tue Oct 18 18:01:14 UTC 2011

On 18.10.2011 14:27, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:

> Le Tue, 18 Oct 2011 13:00:28 -0300,
> Gustavo Zacarias <gustavo at zacarias.com.ar> a écrit :
>> Also contemplating how to properly do PKG_SIZE (for file size) and
>> PKG_HASH (MD5 and/or SHA1) for source consistency.
> Do we actually want that ? I know OE does this, but tarball size and
> hashes will be a pain to keep updated.
> Thomas

In a non-mandatory way it may be desirable.
That is if a package doesn't define it then we don't care.
Most of the time tarballs shouldn't change size & hash, though it 
doesn't hold true for every project around.
It could also be an option to completely disable it.

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