[Buildroot] [PATCH 3/6] package/genext2fs: add host variant
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> 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).
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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