[Buildroot] [PATCH] u-boot: Allow to specify a list of patches

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Wed Jul 16 22:23:41 UTC 2014

On 15/07/14 22:13, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> The more I think about it, the more I find our policy to require
> PKG-prefixed patches to be really cumbersome, since the patches already
> are in a subdir named PKG/
> Of course, we're enforcing this naming scheme in BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR to
> be in sync with what we do for our bundled patches.
> But still, if patches were just named NNNN-title.patch, that would be as
> efficient at sorting the patches. The PKG- prefix is not really
> required, and indeed can cause some troubles with some use-cases, such
> as yours.
> Thomas, was there a specific reason we wanted the patches to be
> PKG-prefixed? If not, would it make sense to just accept patches without
> a PKG-prefix?

 Er, we don't... We require this specific naming scheme for contributed
packages, but the code itself just takes *.patch.


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