[Buildroot] [PATCH 10/10] busybox: support only one version

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Thu Jul 10 14:57:58 UTC 2014

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:

 > This commit removes the version selection for the busybox
 > package. Busybox is very well maintained, and bugs are typically fixed
 > in a timely fashion. Moreover, regressions are fairly unlikely in this
 > very stable and well-tested tool.

 > Therefore, there isn't a very compelling reason to have a version
 > selection for Busybox since we don't accept such a version selection
 > for the vast majority of other packages, unless there is a strong
 > reason to do so.

 > Consequently, this commit:

 >  * Removes the 1.19.4, 1.20.2 and 1.21.1 Busybox versions, patches and
 >    default configuration file.

 >  * Moves the 1.22.1 patches from package/busybox/1.22.1 to just
 >    package/busybox/ like all other packages.

 >  * Renames the default 1.22.1 configuration file to just
 >    busybox.config.

 >  * Adapts the busybox.mk makefile to encode the current version to
 >    use.

 >  * Adds appropriate options to Config.in.legacy. However, even though
 >    the BR2_BUSYBOX_VERSION_1_22_X is removed, we don't add a
 >    Config.in.legacy option for it, since it would cause a legacy
 >    warning for virtually *all* users as most people are currently
 >    using 1.22.x.

 > Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>

Committed, thanks.

I wonder if time also hasn't come to get rid of

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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