[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 1/1] Makefile: add target to clean targetfs

Baruch Siach baruch at tkos.co.il
Wed Mar 11 08:58:50 UTC 2015


Hi Angelo,

On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 09:22:49AM +0100, Angelo Compagnucci wrote:
> I submitted a couple of patches some times ago, but they was rejected
> because potentially dangerous for users[1][2].
> So probably you will not have that much luck with this patch.
>
> [1] http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2014-July/101963.html
> [2] http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2014-July/103143.html

Well, it is not me suggesting this patch, it is Emeric Vigier. But yes, one of 
our clients asked for this functionality, so I really want this patch applied.

As for previous rejections, the response of ThomasP[1] and Arnout[2] seems to 
indicate that they would be willing to accept this functional addition 
provided that it is (1) properly documented[1], and (2) prints a "big fat 
warning"[2]. Something like Thomas' scenario description[3] should be added to 
the documentation part of this patch.

Thanks for reminding us this previous discussion.

[1] http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2014-July/101966.html

[2] http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2014-July/102064.html

[3] http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2014-July/101941.html

baruch

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