[Buildroot] [PATCH 00/23] Fix numerous defconfig build failures

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Fri Mar 30 19:29:50 UTC 2018

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com> writes:

 > Hello,
 > This commit fixes a significant number of defconfig build failures:

 >  - Some defconfigs have a Linux kernel that needs openssl on the
 >    host. This requires adding a mechanism to add host-openssl as a
 >    dependency of the linux package. This is done by introducing

 >    Then, numerous defconfigs are fixed to use
 >    BR2_LINUX_KERNEL_NEEDS_HOST_OPENSSL: patches 6 to 13.

 >    The qemu_x86_defconfig and qemu_x86_64_defconfig are however
 >    changed in a different way: by removing wireless support, which is
 >    the reason why host-openssl becomes necessary in recent kernel
 >    versions. Since Qemu doesn't emulate a wireless interface, it
 >    didn't make much sense to have this additional dependency. See
 >    patch 4 and 5.

 >    For all other defconfigs, we erred on the safe side, and kept the
 >    configuration as-is, and simply added

 >  - Some defconfigs have a Linux kernel that needs libelf on the
 >    host. Like host-openssl, we added a new option

 >    In practice, only qemu_x86_64_defconfig needed libelf and the host,
 >    and instead of bringing this dependency, we have disabled the ORC
 >    Unwinder from the kernel defconfig. See patch 4.

 >    Therefore, there are no in-tree defconfig that uses

 >  - In order to make the host openssl and host libelf usable by the
 >    Linux kernel build system, we had to ensure that HOST_CFLAGS and
 >    HOST_LDFLAGS were properly taken into account. This is done in
 >    patch 3.

 >  - Some defconfigs have a U-Boot that needs dtc on the host. For
 >    these, the fix is simple: add BR2_TARGET_UBOOT_NEEDS_DTC=y in the
 >    defconfig. Patches 14 to 22.

 >  - Finally, one defconfig, ts4900_defconfig, had a separate issue: it
 >    wasn't explicitly specifying a kernel version, causing a mismatch
 >    with the selected kernel headers version.

 > Best regards,

 > Thomas

 > Thomas Petazzoni (23):
 >   linux: fix passing of host CFLAGS and LDFLAGS
 >   configs/qemu_x86_64_defconfig: remove kernel options that need
 >     openssl/libelf
 >   configs/qemu_x86_defconfig: remove kernel options that need openssl
 >   configs/orangepi_zero: needs host-openssl for the Linux kernel build
 >   configs/orangepi_pc_plus: needs host-openssl for the Linux kernel
 >     build
 >   configs/snps_archs38_axs103: needs host-openssl for the Linux kernel
 >     build
 >   configs/snps_archs38_vdk: needs host-openssl for the Linux kernel
 >     build
 >   configs/mx53loco: needs host-openssl for the Linux kernel build
 >   configs/imx6-sabresd: needs host-openssl for the Linux kernel build
 >   configs/snps_arc700_axs101: needs host-openssl for the Linux kernel
 >     build
 >   configs/solidrun_macchiatobin_mainline: needs host-openssl for the
 >     Linux kernel build
 >   configs/freescale_imx6qsabreauto: U-Boot needs host-dtc
 >   configs/solidrun_macchiatobin_marvell: U-Boot needs host-dtc
 >   configs/freescale_imx6sololiteevk: U-Boot needs host-dtc
 >   configs/freescale_imx6dlsabresd: U-Boot needs host-dtc
 >   configs/freescale_imx6dlsabreauto: U-Boot needs host-dtc
 >   configs/freescale_imx7dsabresd: U-Boot needs host-dtc
 >   configs/imx6ulevk: U-Boot needs host-dtc
 >   configs/freescale_imx6qsabresd: U-Boot needs host-dtc
 >   configs/freescale_imx6sxsabresd: U-Boot needs host-dtc
 >   configs/ts4900: explicitly specify Linux kernel version

Committed all of these to 2018.02.x, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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