[Buildroot] Github URL used to fetch packages

Samuel Martin s.martin49 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 4 09:31:11 UTC 2013


All,


2013/11/4 Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin at gmail.com>

> Hi,
>
> On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 9:26 AM, Thomas Petazzoni
> <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> > Dear Arnout Vandecappelle,
> >
> > On Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:10:07 +0100, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:
> >
> >>   I like the idea. We would typically do this with some auxiliary
> >> variables instead of a new download method, but maybe the download
> method
> >> isn't such a bad idea. It would add even more complexity to the horrible
> >> pkg-download.mk, though...
> >>
> >>   Bottom line: the idea is good, but let's see if the implementation can
> >> be acceptable.
> >
> > Instead of a new download method, can it simply be a helper function,
> > like:
> >
> > FOO_SITE = $(call github,<user>,<package>,<version>)
> >
> > or something like that. This way we don't clutter the core of the
> > download infrastructure with another site method that isn't really a
> > site method.
>
> I'm ok with this suggestion.
>

I like this too.

Regards,

-- 
Samuel
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