[Buildroot] Problem compiling local code
ryan at deadfrog.net
Tue Jul 23 20:43:45 UTC 2013
On Jul 23, 2013, at 3:27 AM, Samuel Martin <s.martin49 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Thomas, Ryan, all,
> 2013/7/23 Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin+buildroot at gmail.com>:
>> Hi Ryan,
>> On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 10:38 PM, Ryan Wilkins <ryan at deadfrog.net> wrote:
>> Thanks for reporting back. Buildroot indeed expects
>> BR2_PACKAGE_<packagename> in the Config.in files, and
>> <packagename>_... for the .mk files. I also couldn't find this
>> restriction explicitly mentioned in the documentation, it's only
>> implicitly shown in the examples. You're very welcome to send a patch
>> to update the documentation in this respect!
> Actually it's already in the documentation:
> Anyway, you're more than welcome to submit patch for the doc ;-), to
> make this point more obvious,
> or any other things you've found uncovered in the manual.
Going and (re)reading the section, I would say that it's not at all obvious. In fact, as I read it, it seems to promote the use of the variables as I had tried and failed to use them. I haven't submitted patches for documentation in the past so I'll have to research it and then type something up to submit.
Thanks for pointing out the section.
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