[Buildroot] [PATCH] avr32: disable kernel headers

Simon Dawson spdawson at gmail.com
Fri Nov 8 09:26:41 UTC 2013


Hi Thomas.

On 8 November 2013 07:22, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> How much effort is it to instead fix uClibc to not break with more
> recent kernel headers? It seems a little bit annoying to me that we
> need to carry this !BR2_avr32 dependency for all new kernel headers
> version. If the fix is one or two simple patches for uClibc 0.9.31, it
> might be worthwhile.

I did actually submit a patch to fix this some time ago; see

  http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/213384/

However, the patch was not accepted, and the discussion degenerated
into a debate about gcc versions. I can revive that patch if you think
it appropriate...?

> And if it's not the case, I believe I'd prefer the dependency to be on
> the uClibc version (i.e 'depends on !BR2_PACKAGE_UCLIBC_0_9_31')
> instead of on the architecture, because the problem seem more related
> to the uClibc version rather than the architecture.

Yes, agreed.

Simon.



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