[Buildroot] [PATCH] xorg-release: ignore some X.org packages

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Sat Jan 5 19:26:45 UTC 2013

Following Gustavo's removal of two X.org drivers for old hardware
unlikely to be used in embedded contexts, the xorg-release script now
reports those two X.org packages as "to be added": they exist in
X.org, but not in Buildroot.

So, we add a small list, XORG_EXCEPTIONS, in our xorg-release script,
to list the X.org packages we don't want to hear about. Of course,
packages that exist in X.org, and that are not part of this exception
list, and are not packaged in Buildroot are still listed as "to be

Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
 support/scripts/xorg-release |   11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

diff --git a/support/scripts/xorg-release b/support/scripts/xorg-release
index 8055658..70ba41c 100755
--- a/support/scripts/xorg-release
+++ b/support/scripts/xorg-release
@@ -18,6 +18,14 @@ XORG_VERSION_KEY = "xorg-version"
 BR_VERSION_KEY = "br-version"
 BR_NAME_KEY = "br-name"
+# Packages part of X.org releases that we do not want to package in
+# Buildroot (old drivers for hardware unlikely to be used in embedded
+# contexts).
+    'xf86-video-suncg6',
+    'xf86-video-sunffb',
 # Get the list of tarballs of a X.org release, parse it, and return a
 # dictionary of dictionaries, of the form:
@@ -43,6 +51,9 @@ def get_xorg_release_pkgs():
         name = groups.group(1)
         version = groups.group(2)
+        # Skip packages we don't want to hear about
+        if name in XORG_EXCEPTIONS:
+            continue
         packages[name] = { XORG_VERSION_KEY : version }
     return packages

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