[Buildroot] [PATCH] legacy: update the BR2_PREFER_STATIC_LIB option
s.martin49 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 16:08:30 UTC 2014
Since the refactoring of the type of libraries in the target filesystem,
these options belong to a choice, and the default is "shared only".
The former option BR2_PREFER_STATIC_LIB has been moved in the legacy
menu, and only selects the BR2_STATIC_LIBS ("static only") option.
However, because BR2_STATIC_LIBS belongs to a choice, when
BR2_PREFER_STATIC_LIB is selected, it does not affect the choice.
So, existing Buildroot configurations, which have BR2_PREFER_STATIC_LIB
set, will silently end with BR2_SHARED_LIBS ("shared only") enabled.
So, the backward compatibility is not kept.
Besides, the legacy BR2_PREFER_STATIC_LIB option doesn not select
BR2_LEGACY, so the user is not notify of this legacy option, and the
build silently continues with some undesired changes.
This patch removes the inefficient BR2_STATIC_LIBS selection, correctly
selects the BR2_LEGACY option and extend the hepl message so the user
can easily know how to update his/her Buildroot configuration.
Signed-off-by: Samuel Martin <s.martin49 at gmail.com>
Cc: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
Config.in.legacy | 5 ++++-
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/Config.in.legacy b/Config.in.legacy
index 09c025c..a969662 100644
@@ -104,13 +104,16 @@ comment "Legacy options removed in 2015.02"
bool "static library option renamed"
- select BR2_STATIC_LIBS
+ select BR2_LEGACY
The BR2_PREFER_STATIC_LIB was renamed to BR2_STATIC_LIBS. It
highlights the fact that the option no longer "prefers"
static libraries, but "enforces" static libraries (i.e
shared libraries are completely unused).
+ Take care of updating the type of libraries you want under the
+ "Build options" menu.
comment "Legacy options removed in 2014.11"
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