[Buildroot] [PATCH] gpsd: make init script optional

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Sun Jun 16 17:37:15 UTC 2013

>>>>> "Simon" == Simon Dawson <spdawson at gmail.com> writes:


 >> Otherwise, please expand on why not wanting the init script should be
 >> configurable at all.

 Simon> There are other possibilities, beyond SysV and systemd: I've
 Simon> previously run gpsd and other managed services using daemontools
 Simon> and runit.

True, but we don't currently have any support for these in buildroot.

 Simon> My present use case has udev kicking off gpsd in response to
 Simon> hotplug events for a USB GPS device.

 Simon> I seem to always end up having to remove the gpsd SysV init
 Simon> script in my post-build script; hence the desire for a
 Simon> configuration option.

Sorry, but it imho doesn't scale to add configuration options for this
kind of stuff for each package.

Realisticly seem, you almost always need to do some minor fixups in
post-build for any real projects.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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