[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/2] Add support for package-declared devices

Maxime Ripard maxime.ripard at free-electrons.com
Wed Sep 7 09:21:22 UTC 2011

On 06/09/2011 18:03, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:
> On Monday 05 September 2011 18:15:14, Maxime Ripard wrote:
>> On 05/09/2011 08:52, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
>>> Yes, exactly. However, I don't really like the name <pkg>_DEVICE_TABLE
>>> because, it might be for other purposes as well (setting setuid bit,
>>> giving specific owner/group or permissions, etc.). Does anyone has an
>>> idea for a better name?
>> I agree, I don't like it neither, but I have no idea on what could be
>> better...
>> Files, maybe, but I find it way too generic.
>  How about _FILE_MOD_TABLE (cfr. chmod)?

Hmm, I'm not quite sure, it is more than just mod. Maybe reuse the
"skeleton" term already in use in buildroot.

>  BTW, BR2_ROOTFS_DEVICE_TABLE the device_table.txt files should change in the 
> same way.

Of course, and in the menuconfig too.


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
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