[Buildroot] [PATCH 5/7] freetype: host-freetype-patch requires host-automake

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Feb 27 14:28:25 UTC 2015

Dear Fabio Porcedda,

On Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:19:22 +0100, Fabio Porcedda wrote:
> The "make host-freetype-patch" fails because using the autogen.sh script
> it doesn't found the autoconf tool, the problem was already fixed for
> "make freetype-patch" adding the "host-automake" as a prerequisite to
> freetype-patch, so fix it by adding "host-automake" as a prerequisite to
> "host-freetype-patch" too.
> Fix build failure:
> running `autoconf --force'
> ./autogen.sh: line 15: autoconf: command not found
> error while running `autoconf --force'
> package/pkg-generic.mk:146: recipe for target 'buildroot/output/build/host-freetype-2.5.5/.stamp_patched' failed
> Signed-off-by: Fabio Porcedda <fabio.porcedda at gmail.com>

Maybe this has been discussed before, but why are we doing the autogen
in a post patch hook rather than in a pre-configure hook ?

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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