[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 1/2] package/pkg-autotools: don't use config.site when cross-compiling

Romain Naour romain.naour at openwide.fr
Sun Aug 24 16:39:03 UTC 2014

Hi Thomas,

Le 24/08/2014 18:14, Thomas Petazzoni a écrit :
> Dear Romain Naour,
> On Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:12:53 +0200, Romain Naour wrote:
>> On fedora 20 64bits host, the file /usr/share/config.site contains
>> a fix for installing libraries into /lib/lib64 on 64bits systems
>> that redefine libdir in the generated Makefile
>> For safety and avoid the bug #7262 [1], disable loading this file
>> when running the configure script for the target and the host.
>> Note: configure scripts generated with autoconf < 2.65 will source
>> the /dev/null and print this line:
>> "configure: loading site script /dev/null"
>> [1]: https://bugs.busybox.net/show_bug.cgi?id=7262
>> Signed-off-by: Romain Naour <romain.naour at openwide.fr>
> I am wondering if this change should go in master (for 2014.08) or in
> the next branch (for 2014.11). That close to the release, doing a
> change in the core infrastructure seems a bit invasive to me. What if
> it breaks the build of other packages? Seems unlikely, I admit, but
> still. What do others think?

I think this patch can go to next since the issue is already fixed in master but
just for host-localedef.

Actually, it seems that only host-localedef was affected by this issue.

Best regards,

> Thanks!
> Thomas

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