[Buildroot] [V2 2/2] graph-depends: add an option --stop-on-virtual

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Sun Mar 8 21:18:43 UTC 2015

Dear Francois Perrad,

On Sat,  3 Jan 2015 15:29:13 +0100, Francois Perrad wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Francois Perrad <francois.perrad at gadz.org>
> ---
>  docs/manual/common-usage.txt  |  3 +++
>  support/scripts/graph-depends | 11 +++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 14 insertions(+)

I'm still not convinced by this one. Shouldn't we instead have a more
generic mechanism such as --exclude=<foo>,<bar>, which would allow to
exclude packages? And maybe one of the possible values would be a
magical value to exclude virtual packages?

There are some cases where ignoring host-pkgconf, or
host-automake/host-autoconf/host-libtool may be interesting, for

Best regards,

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

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