[Buildroot] [PATCH v2] package/sysdig: New package

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Mar 17 13:12:37 UTC 2015

Dear Angelo Compagnucci,

On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:59:11 +0100, Angelo Compagnucci wrote:

> > You are right, I missed that. It's just that I'm used to see these comments
> > below the main 'config' section. Putting the comment above is also fine,
> > though. Don't forget to update this comment when adding indirect dependencies.
> I think that if I use select, the dependencies of this package will
> explode. I think I can use select for simple, non problematic
> packages, and use depends on for others.

No. Please follow what Baruch said: use 'select' for BR2_PACKAGE_ZLIB,
BR2_PACKAGE_LUAJIT and BR2_PACKAGE_LIBJSON, and a 'depends on' for

Also, are you sure sysdig only works with LuaJIT, or does it also work
with the "normal" Lua interpreter?


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

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