[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/2] grub: build for host

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Mon Sep 5 06:57:31 UTC 2011


Le Sun, 21 Aug 2011 19:51:54 +0300,
Darius Augulis <augulis.darius at gmail.com> a écrit :

> +GRUB_DEPENDENCIES = host-grub 

This raises a question similar to the one I asked for syslinux, but in
the opposite side. I don't think host-grub is a build dependency of the
target grub (i.e the target grub *can* be compiled without host-grub
being compiled), even though host-grub might be useful when grub is

What should we do in this case? At least we should have a consistent
decision between syslinux (patches by Arnout) and grub (patches by

I think we should create in the documentation a "Package specific
comments" part, in which we could detail some subtleties of various


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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