[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] package/uclibc: Add eventfd_read() and eventfd_write()

Bernd Kuhls bernd.kuhls at t-online.de
Sun Dec 14 10:36:32 UTC 2014


"Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> wrote in 
news:20141208222547.GE4105 at free.fr:

> Bernd, All,
> On 2014-10-24 22:43 +0200, Bernd Kuhls spake thusly:
>> Needed for upcoming eventfd support in Kodi:
> As Peter said, we do not like to carry feature patches in Buildroot.
> If Kodi really requires eventfd, we'll have to mark it incompatible with
> uClibc in Buildroot. Kodi is already a big beast all by itself, so the
> oversize of glibc would not be that noticeable when compared to Kodi.

the patch I mentioned is currently not included in Kodi 14.0rc3-Helix so 
there is no need to either tweak dependencies or add my patch to uclibc 
atm. Let´s hope it will stay that way ;)

> Also, your use-case is a bit weird: you said you're using the fli4l
> project to run Kodi on it. We failed to see the relation with Buildroot.

The build system for the fli4l project is based on buildroot, they 
regularly sync with upstream[1].

Regards, Bernd

[1] https://ssl.nettworks.org/bugs/browse/FFL-1084

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