[Buildroot] [PATCH 5/5 v5] boot/systemd-boot: new package

James Hilliard james.hilliard1 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 10:24:36 UTC 2018


On Mon, Dec 31, 2018 at 4:16 AM Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> wrote:
>
> James, All,
>
> On 2018-12-30 02:44 -0600, James Hilliard spake thusly:
> > On Sat, Dec 29, 2018 at 5:38 AM Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> wrote:
> [--SNIP--]
> > > Until now, only minor patching was needed (a header and two libs checks)
> > > that were trivial to patchout. But this new gperf check is less trivial
> > > to patch-out in a way that is maintainable long-term.
> > What do you think of this strategy using meson's disabler feature?
> > https://github.com/systemd/systemd/pull/11294
>
> To be honest, I don't really care how it's done, sorry... It just has to
> be a solution that pleases upstream.
>
> I just got into the original thread to help sort out a solution in
> Buildroot, should that were possible, but it turns out that it is not
> really workable easily without upstream support.
It's not super difficult to create a patch for our usage in buildroot
in order to allow building systemd-boot by itself at least, the diff
will just be a bit on the large side for the moment until upstream is
refactored since I need to strip out most of the configure checks,
does that sound ok?
>
> Good luck in your endeavour! ;-)
>
> Regards,
> Yann E. MORIN.
>
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