[Buildroot] [PATCH 6/8] xenomai: add support to keep or remove skins

Thomas De Schampheleire patrickdepinguin+buildroot at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 08:54:03 UTC 2011


On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 10:49 AM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> Le Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:24:27 +0200,
> Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin+buildroot at gmail.com> a écrit :
>
>> Maybe it should be clarified somewhere that this only impacts the
>> inclusion of the userspace skin library. To be able to use a
>> particular skin, you still need to enable it in the kernel
>> configuration.
>
> Yes, correct, I'll add that.

Ok, thanks.

>
>> Or maybe it's better to make these options have impact on the linux
>> configuration as well ?
>
> I don't like too much having packages that interfere with the kernel
> configuration, because it's a nightmare: when iptables is compiled, we
> would need to ensure that kernel support is available, same for
> xfsprogs, for v4l-utils, for input-tools, etc ?
>
> Our policy has been that the user needs to be aware of what (s)he is
> doing, especially when it comes to making sure that the kernel
> configuration appropriately matches the requirement of userspace
> applications and libraries.

I understand. That's fine with me..

Best regards,
Thomas


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