[Buildroot] [PATCH] lvm2: replace !BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_DMSETUP_ONLY by BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_FULL_SUITE

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Mon Nov 25 11:02:18 UTC 2013


On 25/11/13 10:46, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:
> Hi Arnout,
>
> On Sun, Nov 24, 2013 at 12:50 AM, Arnout Vandecappelle
> (Essensium/Mind) <arnout at mind.be> wrote:
[snip]
>> +config BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_DMSETUP_ONLY
>> +       bool "lvm2's 'dmsetup only' option removed"
>> +       select BR2_LEGACY
>> +       help
>> +         The BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_DMSETUP_ONLY was a negative option, which
>> +         led to problems with other packages that need the full lvm2
>> +         suite. Therefore, the option has been replaced with the positive
>> +         BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_FULL_SUITE option.
>> +
>
> There should be a comment here that refers to the remaining legacy
> reference in package/lvm2/Config.in, see
> comment at BR2_TARGET_UBOOT_CUSTOM_GIT_REPO_URL_WRAP.

  True, I forgot about that. Thanks.

>
>>   config BR2_PACKAGE_QT_JAVASCRIPTCORE
>>          bool "qt javascriptcore option removed"
>>          select BR2_LEGACY
>> diff --git a/package/lvm2/Config.in b/package/lvm2/Config.in
>> index b3988ea..849aab3 100644
>> --- a/package/lvm2/Config.in
>> +++ b/package/lvm2/Config.in
>> @@ -16,16 +16,18 @@ config BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2
>>            user-space. This makes it useful for not only LVM, but EVMS,
>>            software raid, and other drivers that create "virtual" block devices.
>>
>> -config BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_DMSETUP_ONLY
>> -       bool "install dmsetup only"
>> +config BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_FULL_SUITE
>> +       bool "install the full LVM2 suite"
>> +       default y if !BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_DMSETUP_ONLY # legacy 2013.11
>>          depends on BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2
>>          help
>> -         Install dmsetup only and skip the LVM2 suite.
>> +         Install the full LVM2 suite. When this option is not set, only
>> +         dmsetup is installed.
>>
>>   config BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_APP_LIBRARY
>>          bool "install application library"
>>          depends on BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2
>> -       depends on !BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_DMSETUP_ONLY
>> +       select BR2_PACKAGE_LVM2_FULL_SUITE
>>          help
>>            Install application library (liblvm2app).
>
> It seems odd to me that the 'full suite' does not include the app
> library: it is not 'full'.

  Granted, but I can't think of a better name. Anyone?


> It would have been nice if we could have options for the different
> components, but at first sight there seem to be quite a number of
> components in lvm2: (rough estimate below)

  Yeah, and that would anyway be a separate patch.



  Regards,
  Arnout

[snip]


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