[Buildroot] [PATCH] gdb: convert to the package infrastructure

James Hogan james.hogan at imgtec.com
Thu Feb 28 12:24:50 UTC 2013


Hi Thomas,

On 28/02/13 12:20, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2013 12:11:35 +0000, James Hogan wrote:
> 
>>> Not sure to follow here: Arnout mentions the choice list of gdb
>>> versions, which only have a limited number of choices already. If you
>>> need Buildroot to use some custom gdb version, then you already have to
>>> modify Buildroot anyway. Or maybe I'm missing the point you're making?
>>
>> Yes, but the modification is as simple as adding a patch file in the
>> right place.
> 
> It's still the case here: just add your patch in
> package/gdb/<version>/, and that's it.

I may have misunderstood what Arnout meant then. I thought he was
referring to removing the choice of GDB version ("Can't we just remove
the user-selectable version completely?").

Anyway, no big deal.

Cheers
James




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