[Buildroot] B2_EXTERNAL and patches

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Dec 12 09:06:53 UTC 2014

Dear Peter Kuemmel,

On Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:58:58 +0100, Peter Kuemmel wrote:

> I would like use one minimal patched Builroot release in one branch for multiple projects,
> so is it also possible to maintain different patches for a packages in different external folders?
> Or could the selecition of patches be controlled by a configuration file?
> (the different pachtes are necessary because of differenr kernel versions)

You want to have a look at BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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