[Buildroot] List of pending patches: what to do?

Thomas De Schampheleire patrickdepinguin+buildroot at gmail.com
Wed Jul 31 20:45:28 UTC 2013


Hi,

On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 7:14 PM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:

Very quick initial run-through:


> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/188525 Question about 64Bit kernel and 32Bit applications

Can be closed, that problem was fixed differently.

> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/201313 Passing arguments to the linker when external toolchain is used.

Can also be closed for the same reason.

> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/207717 dtb: provide option to install dtb to boot directory

At first sight, this feature is already present but with a slightly
different implementation. Could you double-check?

> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/231856 Install DTB as part of images install command

Seems to have been acked by several people, can be applied as-is?

> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/241250 toolchain/gcc: Introduce BR2_ARCH_HAS_GCC_x_y_PLUS

Needs to be updated to latest buildroot, but has been acked by Arnout
before, after two other iterations.

> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/249635 UCLIBC_EXTRA_CFLAGS in uClibc overridden while using buildroot
> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/249855 UCLIBC_EXTRA_CFLAGS in uClibc overridden while using buildroot

Former is the old one, can be closed.

> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/256744 tar: avoid ccache chicken and egg problem when bootstrapping tar

I'm going to test this.

> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/260246 xzcat: treat as host prerequisite and build if needed

This is one of mine, feedback would be welcome. I tested it and it works :)

Best regards,
Thomas


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