[Buildroot] [pkg-luarocks infra V3 01/10] luainterpreter: create virtual package

Thomas De Schampheleire patrickdepinguin at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 09:49:15 UTC 2013

On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 10:18 AM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> Dear Thomas De Schampheleire,
> On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 10:11:12 +0100, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:
>> > On the other hand, we have:
>> >
>> Hm, I wasn't aware of that.
>> These also sound awkward to me, BR2_HAS_OPENGL_EGL etc. seems more logical...
>> Changing this would of course mean new legacy options...
> I don't think so, because those options are hidden options, they are
> merely here to create a "disconnection" between providers of a feature
> (i.e an OpenGL implementation) and consumers of a feature (i.e
> applications or libraries using the OpenGL API). So I believe we can
> rename them as much as we want.

Ah, great!

But you haven't yet said whether you agree with my reasoning that the
PACKAGE in these names is not nice... What do you think about that?

>> > for virtual packages. This way instead of showing "unknown" in the ">>>
>> > blabla unknown extracting" messages, we would have ">>> blabla virtual
>> > extracting".
>> Sounds good to me. This could also be used for the external toolchain then...
> Of course, all virtual packages would have to be changed.

Great again, we have a plan!

Best regards,

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