[Buildroot] [PATCH] Export BR2_EXTERNAL for post-build/support scripts

Romain Naour romain.naour at openwide.fr
Sat Feb 7 15:11:50 UTC 2015


Hi Yann, Julian, All,

Le 04/02/2015 17:21, Yann E. MORIN a écrit :
> Julian, All,
> 
> On 2015-02-04 17:19 +0100, Yann E. MORIN spake thusly:
>> On 2015-02-04 16:34 +0100, Julian Scheel spake thusly:
>>> Especially post-build scripts might want to make use of BR2_EXTERNAL variable,
>>> so export it.
>>
>> As discussed on IRC, there is another solution to export BR2_EXTERNAL,
>> which is to add it to EXTRA_ENV, like so:
> [--SNIP--]
> 
> And to complete my previous reply: I don;t really mind which way we're
> doing it: your solution or mine are equaly acceptable to me.
> 
> Regards,
> Yann E. MORIN.
> 
>>> Signed-off-by: Julian Scheel <julian at jusst.de>
>>> ---
>>>  Makefile | 1 +
>>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
>>> index e554a30..92ae3fa 100644
>>> --- a/Makefile
>>> +++ b/Makefile
>>> @@ -349,6 +349,7 @@ endif
>>>  # Scripts in support/ or post-build scripts may need to reference
>>>  # these locations, so export them so it is easier to use
>>>  export BR2_CONFIG
>>> +export BR2_EXTERNAL

I have applied the same patch to be able to use BR2_EXTERNAL in a post-image
script. But I'm agree that adding BR2_EXTERNAL to EXTRA_ENV is enough.

Best regards,
Romain
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