[Buildroot] [PATCH] qt: don't install translation files by default

Luca Ceresoli luca at lucaceresoli.net
Wed Aug 13 20:26:10 UTC 2014

Commit 93917b6980f7f2b51302e1a3fa451b07cf7d674e (2013.11) introduced
the installation of the binary .qm translation files, unconditionally.

However, the installed size is very large for some embedded systems
(about 8 MB), and they are not needed in many cases.

In order to avoid such a waste of storage space, commit
2ff329412f490dc916bab3377073ef5950a46298 (2014.08) made this
installation an option that could be disabled. For backward
compatibility, the option defaults to yes.

Given the relevant size of these files, and that they had never been
installed by Buildroot versions before 2013.11, change the default to
not installing these files.

Interested users can still activate it as needed.

Also update and improve a bit the help text.

Signed-off-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca at lucaceresoli.net>
Cc: Danomi Manchego <danomimanchego123 at gmail.com>
Cc: Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot at savoirfairelinux.com>
Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
 package/qt/Config.in | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/package/qt/Config.in b/package/qt/Config.in
index 93751cd..da159b4 100644
--- a/package/qt/Config.in
+++ b/package/qt/Config.in
@@ -30,10 +30,10 @@ config BR2_PACKAGE_QT_DEMOS
 	bool "Install translation files"
-	default y
 	  Install binary .qm translation files.
-	  If unsure, say y.
+	  Say y if you need these files. They will take about 8 MB
+	  on the target root filesystem.
 	bool "Compile and install Qt examples (with code)"

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