[Buildroot] [PATCH] package/sdl_mixer: disable libmad support for static build only

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Sun Feb 21 20:44:03 UTC 2016

Dear Rodrigo Rebello,

On Sun, 21 Feb 2016 17:37:28 -0300, Rodrigo Rebello wrote:

> That's a good point. Well, at least chocolate-doom is being actively
> maintained, so we'll be able to upstream a patch in that case.
> As for the other 3, do you think keeping patches for them in buildroot
> could turn out to be a hassle in the long run?

Having patches that are not upstream is a hassle in general.

But since those packages are basically unmaintained upstream as far as
I remember, it means upstream won't do any new release, and therefore
we won't have to update/change the patches. Having patches is really a
big annoyance when the upstream project is still active and makes
releases, since we have to update our patches whenever we bump the

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

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