[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/6] Add basic config infrastructure for host utilities

Luca Ceresoli list at lucaceresoli.net
Sun Oct 2 20:20:45 UTC 2011


Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> Most of the host packages don't have to be exposed to the user as they
> are only used as build dependencies of target packages.
>
> However, some host utilities, such as flashing utilities, image
> creation programs, specific debuggers, might be useful and should be
> presented to the user.
>
> Therefore, we had a new global menu, which lists those host

s/had/have/

> utilities. These utilities are described in package/*/Config.in.host
> files, which will be sourced by package/Config.in.host.
>
...

Luca




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