[Buildroot] [PATCH 2/2] beagle-capes: new package

Spenser Gilliland spenser at gillilanding.com
Tue Jul 9 15:34:32 UTC 2013


> I know it was me suggesting this new package, but in the end, wouldn't
> this be better handled with a post-build script?

If it's handled with a post script; then the kconfig option for
installing firmware would need to be visible to the user.

> A post-build script would also have all lattitude to decide what exact
> .dtbo files to copy over, not just everything.
> Not saying we should drop this package, but there really are a few
> options here, and I don't really know what's better.
> Alphabetical order, please.

Will fix.

> The comment is mis-leading: the firmware files are not copied from the
> kernel source tree, but from staging. I would not state where they are
> copied from, so I'd say something along those lines:
>     Install BeagleBone capes firmwares.
>     These firmwares are bundled in the TI fork on the Linux kernel for
>     the BegaleBone, so you'll need to configure Buildroot to use such a
>     kernel.

Will fix.

>> +
>> +comment "requires the linux kernel"
> comment "beagle-capes requires a Linux kernel"

Will fix.


Spenser Gilliland
Computer Engineer
Doctoral Candidate

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