[Buildroot] [PATCH 02/15] package: enhance infrastructure to support source dir override

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Sep 2 11:21:03 UTC 2011


Le Fri, 2 Sep 2011 12:02:44 +0200,
Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be> a écrit :

> On Wednesday 31 August 2011 23:31:10, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> > Those <pkg>_OVERRIDE_SRCDIR variables will be defined by a local
> > makefile included by Buildroot, which will be handled in a later
> > commit.
>  Or on the make command line...

Good point.

>  I use rsync -rltDO --exclude=.svn --exclude=.git:
>  * -rltD instead of -a because I don't want to keep group, owner and 
> permissions (otherwise you'll probably have to fixup permissions
> anyway).
>  * -O because otherwise the directory times will be reset to the
> past, which does not correspond to reality if there are still object
> files lying around. If there would be a dependency on a directory, it
> will be incorrect.
>  * --exclude=.git: if you're doing this for the kernel, you know
> why :-) There should probably be a --exclude=.hg as well.

Sounds like reasonable comments, I'll integrate this for the next

Have you actually tested the patches or are those comments just based
on review?


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

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