[Buildroot] [RFC v1 01/14] Add a new "src" directory in the output directory

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Jan 23 15:45:36 UTC 2013

Dear Jérôme Pouiller,

On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:12:49 +0100, Jérôme Pouiller wrote:

> > This last point is the main reason. For now, the
> > LINUX_OVERRIDE_SRCDIR mechanism is barely usable because it does a
> > complete rsync of the Linux source tree, which is very annoying.
> > So, switching all packages to out of tree build sounds like an
> > interesting solution.
> And what about building in a subdirectory of source directory ? 

I am not sure why you think it would solve any problem, but it is
anyway not possible for packages for which <pkg>_OVERRIDE_SRCDIR is
used: we certainly do *not* want to build in a subdirectory of the
source directory.

Best regards,

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

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