[Buildroot] Proposed util-linux split

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Feb 26 18:40:54 UTC 2013

On Tue, 26 Feb 2013 19:33:30 +0100, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:

> I would suggest that we upgrade util-linux and add the necessary PAM
> dependency when needed. We already have package/linux-pam/, so it
> shouldn't be a big effort.
> Of course, only the util-linux programs that actually need PAM support
> should make this library become a dependency of util-linux.

I just checked, and PAM is only needed when login-utils is enabled.

Also, 2.22 has apparently moved to a non-recursive usage of automake,
which should make the build much, much faster.

Best regards,

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

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