[Buildroot] [PATCH 2 of 2] infra: remove usage of pkgparentdir in favor of pkgdir

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Tue Nov 12 22:05:59 UTC 2013

>>>>> "Arnout" == Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be> writes:


>  How is that hard?

>  I would do what we usually do for new policy: enforce it for new
> packages, but leave it alone for existing packages until someone grows
> tired of the inconsistency and sends a global fixup patch. That also
> has the advantage that we can still change our mind on the short term
> without needing to change things all over the place again.

>  That said, I think that using package/foo in the .mk file is a lot
> clearer than $(FOO_XXXDIR).

Agreed. We already have a bunch of magic variable names in BR, so lets
not enforce more than needed.

>>> <foo>_DL_DIR => same as before.
>> In general, I think the new variable names make sense.

>  +1.


Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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