[Buildroot] [PATCH 1 of 3 v3] infra: support buildroot being located in /usr

Thomas De Schampheleire patrickdepinguin at gmail.com
Sun Jun 29 11:07:25 UTC 2014

Hi Thomas,

On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 12:39 PM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> Dear Thomas De Schampheleire,
> On Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:01:47 +0200, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:
>> pkg-generic and pkg-autotools both perform sed replacements of /usr to
>> $(STAGING_DIR)/usr, in .pc and .la files respectively. However, if buildroot
>> itself is located in /usr, then STAGING_DIR also starts with /usr, and naive
>> replacements of '/usr' can result in paths of the form:
>>     /usr/buildroot/.../sysroot/usr/buildroot/.../sysroot/...
>> This patch makes the replacements more careful, by first replacing the known
>> paths BASE_DIR and STAGING_DIR to tokens, then performing the actual
>> replacement, and finally replacing the tokens with the corresponding paths.
>> Additionally it removes the unnecessary making of a backup copy in
>> pkg-autotools.
>> Partially fixes bug #5750 (https://bugs.busybox.net/show_bug.cgi?id=5750)
>> Partially-based-on-a-patch-from: Ben Stoltz <benstoltz at gmail.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire at gmail.com>
> I've applied this patch, after adding the explanation comment proposed
> by Arnout. However, I haven't implemented the other possible
> improvements suggested by Arnout, which I believe can be proposed as
> followup patches.

Yesterday I started implementing these changes and the test build just
finished successfully.
I will submit the delta now...

Thanks for applying!

Best regards,

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