[Buildroot] Possible libarchive.mk issue

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Sat May 23 09:59:36 UTC 2015


Nimai, All,

On 2015-05-22 18:41 -0400, Nimai Mahajan spake thusly:
> Just wanted to get this resolved before the official 2015.05 release.
> Is there any reason libarchive has LIBARCHIVE_CONF_OPTS =
> --without-lzma hard coded/defined without if/else's?

Because nobody needed it so far. ;-)

> We use libarchive
> with xz on our project and don't know how to pre patch these
> package/*.mk files before a build so was wondering if this change
> could be made now. My assumption is that this was an oversight and
> guessing it should be like this ... will push a patch if so.
> 
> ifeq ($(BR2_PACKAGE_XZ),y)
> LIBARCHIVE_DEPENDENCIES += xz
> else
> LIBARCHIVE_CONF_OPTS += --without-lzma
> endif

Yeah, looks sane. Please send a patch.

However, we're in feature-freeze for the up-coming release, only
bug-fixes are accepted, and that would be a new feature, so will not be
in the upcming release, but the next one (~3 months from now).

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

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