[Buildroot] [PATCH 15/15] docs/manual: remove references to largefile

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Sat Mar 14 22:56:13 UTC 2015


Gustavo, All,

On 2015-03-13 15:22 -0300, Gustavo Zacarias spake thusly:
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo Zacarias <gustavo at zacarias.com.ar>

Commit log should state why you switched to using rrdtool as example.

otherwise:

    Reviewed-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

> ---
>  docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt | 37 ++++++++++++++-----------------
>  docs/manual/configure.txt                 | 31 +++++++++++++-------------
>  2 files changed, 32 insertions(+), 36 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
> index 8a88282..bb49dd5 100644
> --- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
> +++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
> @@ -82,20 +82,21 @@ is not met.
>  An example illustrates both the usage of +select+ and +depends on+.
>  
>  --------------------------
> -config BR2_PACKAGE_ACL
> -        bool "acl"
> -        select BR2_PACKAGE_ATTR
> -        depends on BR2_LARGEFILE
> +config BR2_PACKAGE_RRDTOOL
> +	bool "rrdtool"
> +	depends on BR2_USE_WCHAR
> +	select BR2_PACKAGE_FREETYPE
> +	select BR2_PACKAGE_LIBART
> +	select BR2_PACKAGE_LIBPNG
> +	select BR2_PACKAGE_ZLIB
>          help
> -          POSIX Access Control Lists, which are used to define more
> -          fine-grained discretionary access rights for files and
> -          directories.
> -          This package also provides libacl.
> +	  RRDtool is the OpenSource industry standard, high performance
> +	  data logging and graphing system for time series data.
>  
> -          http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/acl
> +	  http://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool/
>  
> -comment "acl needs a toolchain w/ largefile"
> -        depends on !BR2_LARGEFILE
> +comment "rrdtool needs a toolchain w/ wchar"
> +	depends on !BR2_USE_WCHAR
>  --------------------------
>  
>  
> @@ -164,10 +165,10 @@ coding style].
>  ==== Dependencies on target and toolchain options
>  
>  Many packages depend on certain options of the toolchain: the choice of
> -C library, C++ support, largefile support, thread support, RPC support,
> -IPv6 support, wchar support, or dynamic library support. Some packages
> -can only be built on certain target architectures, or if an MMU is
> -available in the processor.
> +C library, C++ support, thread support, RPC support, IPv6 support,
> +wchar support, or dynamic library support. Some packages can only be
> +built on certain target architectures, or if an MMU is available in the
> +processor.
>  
>  These dependencies have to be expressed with the appropriate 'depends
>  on' statements in the Config.in file. Additionally, for dependencies on
> @@ -199,7 +200,7 @@ foo needs a toolchain w/ featA, featB, featC
>  for example:
>  
>  --------------------------
> -aircrack-ng needs a toolchain w/ largefile, threads
> +mpd needs a toolchain w/ C++, threads, wchar
>  --------------------------
>  
>  or
> @@ -245,10 +246,6 @@ use in the comment.
>  ** Dependency symbol: +BR2_INSTALL_LIBSTDCPP+
>  ** Comment string: `C++`
>  
> -* largefile support
> -** Dependency symbol: +BR2_LARGEFILE+
> -** Comment string: +largefile+
> -
>  * thread support
>  ** Dependency symbol: +BR2_TOOLCHAIN_HAS_THREADS+
>  ** Comment string: +threads+ (unless +BR2_TOOLCHAIN_HAS_THREADS_NPTL+
> diff --git a/docs/manual/configure.txt b/docs/manual/configure.txt
> index bd235f0..c06182b 100644
> --- a/docs/manual/configure.txt
> +++ b/docs/manual/configure.txt
> @@ -109,20 +109,19 @@ most important ones allow to:
>   * Change the version of the GCC compiler, binutils and the C library.
>  
>   * Select a number of toolchain options (uClibc only): whether the
> -   toolchain should have largefile support (i.e. support for files
> -   larger than 2 GB on 32 bits systems), IPv6 support, RPC support
> -   (used mainly for NFS), wide-char support, locale support (for
> -   internationalization), C++ support or thread support. Depending on
> -   which options you choose, the number of userspace applications and
> -   libraries visible in Buildroot menus will change: many applications
> -   and libraries require certain toolchain options to be enabled. Most
> -   packages show a comment when a certain toolchain option is required
> -   to be able to enable those packages. If needed, you can further
> -   refine the uClibc configuration by running +make
> -   uclibc-menuconfig+. Note however that all packages in Buildroot are
> -   tested against the default uClibc configuration bundled in
> -   Buildroot: if you deviate from this configuration by removing
> -   features from uClibc, some packages may no longer build.
> +   toolchain should have IPv6 support, RPC support (used mainly for
> +   NFS), wide-char support, locale support (for internationalization),
> +   C++ support or thread support. Depending on which options you choose,
> +   the number of userspace applications and libraries visible in
> +   Buildroot menus will change: many applications and libraries require
> +   certain toolchain options to be enabled. Most packages show a comment
> +   when a certain toolchain option is required to be able to enable
> +   those packages. If needed, you can further refine the uClibc
> +   configuration by running +make uclibc-menuconfig+. Note however that
> +   all packages in Buildroot are tested against the default uClibc
> +   configuration bundled in Buildroot: if you deviate from this
> +   configuration by removing features from uClibc, some packages may no
> +   longer build.
>  
>  It is worth noting that whenever one of those options is modified,
>  then the entire toolchain and system must be rebuilt. See
> @@ -178,8 +177,8 @@ Then, you have three solutions to use an external toolchain:
>    external toolchain uses the 'glibc' library, you only have to tell
>    whether your toolchain supports C\++ or not and whether it has
>    built-in RPC support. If your external toolchain uses the 'uClibc'
> -  library, then you have to tell Buildroot if it supports largefile,
> -  IPv6, RPC, wide-char, locale, program invocation, threads and
> +  library, then you have to tell Buildroot if it supports IPv6,
> +  RPC, wide-char, locale, program invocation, threads and
>    C++. At the beginning of the execution, Buildroot will tell you if
>    the selected options do not match the toolchain configuration.
>  
> -- 
> 2.0.5
> 
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