[Buildroot] [PATCH v4 1/3] pkg-cmake: allow to build package in a subdirectory

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Mon Mar 9 23:19:11 UTC 2015


On 09/03/15 22:05, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> Gwenhael, Samuel,
> 
> On Thu,  5 Mar 2015 12:03:19 +0100, Gwenhael Goavec-Merou wrote:
> 
>> +* +LIBFOO_BUILDDIR+ may overload the default build directory when a
>> +  package prevents from in-source-tree build. For example,
>> +  FOO_BUILDDIR = $(FOO_SRCDIR)/.build, will be used to compile foo
>> +  package in .build subdirectory.
> 
> Is it really useful to be able to define the path to the build
> directory? I believe we could do something simpler that consists in
> just a boolean variable saying that the package does not accept
> in-source build, like:
> 
> LIBFOO_SUPPORTS_IN_SOURCE_BUILD = NO
> 
> (which would default to YES)
> 
> and then the CMake package infra takes care of doing the build in some
> $(@D)/buildroot-build/ directory, or something like that.

 Or build in a subdirectory unconditionally...


 Regards,
 Arnout


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