[Buildroot] [PATCH 00/13] autobuild-run: python3 compat and misc improvements

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Mon Mar 2 08:36:56 UTC 2015

Dear Thomas De Schampheleire,

On Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:52:41 +0100, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:

> Thanks for clarifying, it makes more sense to me now. Keeping argparse but using the
>  dict-merging isn't too bad, it would address my main concern with the original
>  code (the not-so-beautiful handling of the arguments).
> So Thomas P: it's your call now: I'm just as ok with going for the approach proposed
>  by André.

I really don't know to be honest. Originally, I was really in favor of
keeping a solution that doesn't require external modules, but you
pushed docopt, and I ended up being OK with it. So if now you tell me
there is a reasonable solution without docopt, why not.

Who would do the rework? André, are you willing to do it?

The thing is that there is still a number of very useful improvements
in the branch provided by Thomas DS. So in fact, I believe I might be
applying Thomas DS patches first, and then if someone wants to revert
back to argparse for argument parsing, a follow-up series should be

Best regards,

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

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