[Buildroot] [PATCH] package: libarchive: allow building as host package

Samuel Martin s.martin49 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 09:04:34 UTC 2014


Hi Yann, all,

On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 10:54 AM, Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> wrote:
> Guido, All,
>
> What is the rationale for building it as a host-package?
>
> libarchive provides a library, but we have no in-tree host-package that
> uses libarchive.

That's right and wrong at the same time! ;-)
There is at least 1 host package that can depend (among other things)
on libarchive: cmake.
But it seems that for this we currently rely on the host-system
libarchive or the one coming within the cmake sources.

My 2 cents. :-)


Regards,

-- 
Samuel


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