[Buildroot] [PATCH] linux: ensure images/ exist before creatign files there

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Thu Dec 6 20:51:54 UTC 2018


On Mon,  3 Dec 2018 20:12:19 +0100, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> When using an initramfs, on the first-pass build, we create a dummy cpio
> so that the build succeeeds. The real cpio will come later, and we'll do
> a second-pass build to use the actual cpio.
> However, when we touch that dummy cpio, the images/ directory may not
> yet exist, since commit d0f4f95e39 (Makefile: rework main directory
> creation logic) removed its creation at the begining of the build, to
> only at the moment we need it, i.e. during the *_INSTALL_IMAGES_CMDS
> steps.
> However, the linux build is not a _INSTALL_IMAGES_CMDS step, so there is
> no guarantee that images/ already exist at that time.
> Fix that by explicitly creating images/ before touching the dummy cpio.
> Reported-by: Matthew Weber <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com>
> Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
> Cc: Matthew Weber <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com>
> Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>
> ---
>  linux/linux.mk | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

Applied to master, thanks.

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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