[Buildroot] Changes in the Buildroot autobuilders

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Sun Jun 16 17:25:08 UTC 2013


On 2013-06-16 19:18 +0200, Thomas Petazzoni spake thusly:
> On Sun, 16 Jun 2013 19:03:05 +0200, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> > It would be nice if it were also possible to somehow "subscribe" to a
> > list of packages and get a mail when any of these packages fails to
> > build.
> 
> Indeed. Are we also talking about a daily e-mail?

If there are build failures, yes.
Of course, no need for a mail if no build failure.

> > For example, I'd like to catch errors in the packages I've submitted.
> > 
> > I see two options for this:
> >   - add a global MAINTAINERS file that list maintainers for each
> >     actively maintained packages (a bit like the Linux kernel does);
> >   - add a FOO_MAINTAINER variable to foo.mk (for each maintained 'foo'
> >     package).
> > 
> > Would that be possible?
> 
> Yes that would be possible. For now, I don't have a particularly strong
> opinion between the two solutions you proposed. Maybe the second one is
> more Buildroot-ish?

Yes, that's my preferred one.

Should that be a single email adress, or can this be a list?
    FOO_MAINTAINERS = me at there him at overthere somone at somewhere

I would not expect more than one maintainer, but then why restrict
ourselves...

I'll adapt the manual to document this new variable, and will submit a
patch to add myself as maintainer for a few packages.

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

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