[Buildroot] [PATCH] add pre-build script

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Wed Feb 13 22:24:01 UTC 2013

On 13/02/13 14:54, Joe Halpin wrote:
> This is a patch to add a pre-build script, which runs before the build
> starts. This lets us setup symlinks and such before the build starts,
> which makes things easier and cleaner for us. Maybe it will for other
> people too. This was made from the 20.12.11 release.

  Could you clarify a bit more what the use case is? Then we can consider 
if there are maybe better ways to achieve it.

  Also, a properly formatted patch has a commit message which is 
formatted as follows: a single summary line of max. 80 characters, an 
empty line, one or more paragraphs explaining why the patch is necessary, 
your Signed-off-by line, a line containing three dashes, the patch 
changelog (if you resubmit it). Look at other patches on the list for 
examples. And you should send the patch with git send-email or similar, 
so that whitespace is retained and we can comment in-line.

  Regarding the patch itself: why do you pass $(TARGET_DIR) as an 
argument? Since the 'dirs' step comes after the 'prepare' step, 
$(TARGET_DIR) doesn't exist yet...


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