[Buildroot] Some topics for the Buildroot Developer Day

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Tue Oct 25 07:13:21 UTC 2011

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:


 Thomas> But I still do remember that it was working just fine on autotargets
 Thomas> packages, but was causing problems on gentargets packages. And there
 Thomas> were also other problems here and there, and the whole thing was making
 Thomas> Buildroot a lot more complicated. I really think we need to keep a
 Thomas> "simplicity first" rule for Buildroot. There are already other very
 Thomas> elaborate build systems, with package management and al., and it
 Thomas> doesn't make sense if Buildroot becomes as complicated as those build
 Thomas> systems.

I strongly agree.

I'm wondering if we could somehow get rid of the explicit handling of
both staging and target (similar to how we do it for host packages), and
simply exclude some files from staging when we create the file systems.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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