[Buildroot] [PATCH v2] New package: googletest

Stephan Hoffmann sho at relinux.de
Tue Feb 5 17:59:11 UTC 2013

Am 05.02.2013 17:57, schrieb Thomas Petazzoni:
> Dear Stephan Hoffmann,
> On Tue, 05 Feb 2013 17:27:48 +0100, Stephan Hoffmann wrote:
>>>> --- /dev/null
>>>> +++ b/package/gtest/Config.in
>>>> @@ -0,0 +1,20 @@
>>>> +config BR2_PACKAGE_GTEST
>>> Maybe the package directory should be named "googletest" and the option
>>> BR2_PACKAGE_GOOGLETEST. But I'm not sure since the upstream tarball is
>>> just "gtest".
>> Hello Thomas,
>> first I named it googletest, but since it is named gtest upstream and
>> unzip produces a directory with this name I decided to changed it.
> Ok. The fact that we don't control the unzip output directory is a bit
> annoying, but it's a separate matter.
> In general we really try to keep a 1:1 mapping between:
>  * the option name
>  * the directory name
>  * the name of the label attached to the configuration option in the
>    menuconfig
> With the current proposal, people would see a "googletest" label in
> menuconfig, and might therefore look for package/googletest/... which
> won't exist.
That's right, I think I'll name it gtest everywhere, as also Jeremy
Rosen proposes.
>>> Even though I understand that it is composed only of a static library,
>>> I find this GTEST_INSTALL_TARGET = NO a bit strange. But well, ok.
>> Yes, it is, but when there is nothing to install? Maybe it's also
>> possible to compile it to a .so, but I am not sure if it's worth the
>> effort. This way we can use googletest on the target and, when the
>> testuites are not instaled, do not waste any space there.
> Ok.
>> BTW: Running googletest on the target out of eclipse works well.
> Does it mean that you're using the Eclipse Buildroot plugin?
Yes, I played around with it a little and I like it. It gives a real
jumpstart into cross development for buildroot targets.
>> I didn't find any. Of course it would be nicer. As far as I understand
>> the documentation one shall point the compiler and linker to the build
>> directory.
> Ok.
> Thomas

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