[Buildroot] [PATCH 3/6] package/genext2fs: add host variant

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Mon Jun 3 21:09:26 UTC 2013

>>>>> "Yann" == Yann E MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> writes:

 Yann> From: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
 Yann> genext2fs is built only if the user selected an ext2 root filesystem.

 Yann> However, some use-cases can't live with the full target/ dir on the
 Yann> root filesystem, and requires separate partitions (eg. for /usr).
 Yann> In this case, the user would not select an ext2 root fs in the
 Yann> Buildrooot menu, and would only generate a tarball of the rootfs.
 Yann> This tarball would then be used from a post-image script to build
 Yann> the actual required FSes.

 Yann> But then, genext2fs is not built, since the ext2 root FS was not
 Yann> selected.

 Yann> As for the other filesystem generators, provide a host variant of
 Yann> genext2fs (genext2fs is already host-package aware, so only needs
 Yann> adding a Kconfig entry).

Committed, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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