[Buildroot] Question: Multiple versions of a package.

H Hartley Sweeten hartleys at visionengravers.com
Tue Oct 4 16:34:23 UTC 2011

On Monday, October 03, 2011 10:26 PM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> Hello,
> Le Mon, 3 Oct 2011 19:12:48 -0500,
> H Hartley Sweeten <hartleys at visionengravers.com> a écrit :
>> Using your suggestion (2) I was able to add both libsigc++ packages
>> and finally get the ParaGUI package to compile.
>> I have already submitted a patch to move package/libsigc to
>> package/libsigc2.
> Yes, I have seen that, but it does not rename the config option to
> _LIBSGIC2, so there is an inconsistency between the package directory,
> the package name and the config option, which, with the latest
> developments in Buildroot Git, will probably break.

Ah, missed that, sorry.  I'll post an updated patch shortly.

>> If that one looks ok I'll submit the patches to add
>> libsigc++1.2 and ParaGUI for review.
> Yes, sure.
>> Two issues I found with the ParaGUI package.
>> 1) There is an error in one of the source files that breaks the build.
>> 2) There is a bug in the configure script that breaks the sdl library
>> linkage.
>> I have patches for both of these as part of the package/paragui
>> patch.  Is this normally how something like this would be handled?
> Yes exactly.

OK. Thanks!


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