[Buildroot] [RFC v1] libv4l: build utils only on MMU (with fork support) platforms

Hugues FRUCHET hugues.fruchet at st.com
Mon Jul 24 08:14:38 UTC 2017

Hi Thomas,

On 07/22/2017 09:44 PM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> Hello,
> On Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:08:18 +0000, Hugues FRUCHET wrote:
>> Back to your exact build issue, the best fix on my opinion is to add a
>> dependency on fork() symbol in configure.ac instead of the one proposed
>> in libv4l.mk, find attached a patch proposal.
> Does your patch actually work? A lot of the utils in utils/ do require
> the libraries, won't they fail to build if the libraries are not built ?
Those which depends on libraries won't be built, but some will remains 
built, as the compliancy tools. This was the aim of the initial patch.

> Could you make a clean patch submission to resolve this issue ?
There was a typo in proposed patch, I've sent to Peter a fixed version.
When build is confirmed OK by Peter, I'll push to both V4L2 and 
buildroot lists.

> Thanks,
> Thomas


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