[Buildroot] Naming convention for patches

Johan Oudinet johan.oudinet at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 16:57:43 UTC 2015

Hi All,

In 9.8. Adding project-specific patches:
"Otherwise, patch files matching <packagename>-*.patch are applied in
alphabetical order."

This naming convention has been changed in buildroot, so we can use
the name provided by git format-patch (i.e., without prefixing it by
the package name).
Is this pattern still required for patches inside
BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR, or is it simply a mistake from the


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