[Buildroot] [V2 2/2] graph-depends: add an option --stop-on-virtual
francois.perrad at gadz.org
Mon Mar 9 19:32:16 UTC 2015
2015-03-08 22:18 GMT+01:00 Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>:
> 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
I agree with you.
The graphs become quickly too large.
The current option --depth seems to be only a workaround against an
infinite recursion when the graph has a cycle.
But at this time, we haven't found the good way (or the good use
cases) to limit the size of the graph.
> Best regards,
> Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
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