[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 1/2] dependencies.mk: check for valid host-tar before other host dependencies

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Tue Feb 27 16:03:10 UTC 2018

>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com> writes:

 > host-{cmake,lzip,xz} needs host-tar to extract their source code tarball, so
 > we need to ensure that host-tar gets added to DEPENDENCIES_HOST_PREREQ
 > before these in case they are both needed, otherwise the tools will fail to
 > extract.

 > With the upcoming change to blacklist modern tar versions this situation is
 > likely to trigger more often.

 > The real solution to this issue is the <foo>_EXTRACT_DEPENDENCIES rework,
 > but that series is a bit too intrusive to add this close to 2018.02, so
 > therefore this hack.

 > Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com>
 > ---
 > Changes since v1:
 >  - Issue not specific to lzip, so put tar in front of everything else

Committed, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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