[Buildroot] [PATCH 01/15] package: show complete URL for external-deps
jacmet at uclibc.org
Sat Sep 17 08:53:23 UTC 2011
>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:
>> For all of those the upstream URL isn't really interesting
Thomas> Ok. To me this sounds like a strange behaviour for something called
Thomas> "external-deps", I would have expected to see the *external*
Thomas> dependencies, i.e what I need from the Internet, besides Buildroot, to
Thomas> be able to build my system.
Well, that's what they show, just the downloaded version of it. It is
mainly useful if you use a shared download dir as it will contain a
bunch of unrelated stuff.
I'm not sure if a show-me-what-make-source-would-do target
(E.G. something showing the upstream URLs) would be useful enough to be
>> - Perhaps we should fix the svn/bzr/git helpers instead?
Thomas> What should they show ? The name of the local tarball that has been
Thomas> created after the svn checkout / git clone ?
Thomas> And what should we display in the case of a local package (as added by
Thomas> this patchset) ?
That's a good question - The path to the directory perhaps?
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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