[Buildroot] [PATCH v2] dropbear: Do not build static binary

Stefan Sørensen stefan.sorensen at spectralink.com
Mon May 7 12:28:43 UTC 2018

Dropbear 2018.76 now uses the --enable-static option to indicate that a static
binary should be built. This will incorrectly pick up the generic buildroot
option intended for building static libraries, causing an unwanted static
binary build with BR2_SHARED_STATIC_LIBS.

Fix by appending an --disable-static configure flag, overriding the buildroot

Signed-off-by: Stefan Sørensen <stefan.sorensen at spectralink.com>
Changes v1->v2:
 * Keep the --enable-static when BR2_STATIC_LIBS=y

 package/dropbear/dropbear.mk | 7 +++++--
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/package/dropbear/dropbear.mk b/package/dropbear/dropbear.mk
index 1da1a559a3..fc41a84c1f 100644
--- a/package/dropbear/dropbear.mk
+++ b/package/dropbear/dropbear.mk
@@ -27,8 +27,11 @@ DROPBEAR_MAKE = \
-ifeq ($(BR2_STATIC_LIBS),y)
-DROPBEAR_CONF_OPTS += --enable-static
+# With BR2_SHARED_STATIC_LIBS=y the generic infrastructure adds a
+# --enable-static flags causing dropbear to be built as a static
+# binary. Adding a --disable-static reverts this
+DROPBEAR_CONF_OPTS += --disable-static
 # Ensure that dropbear doesn't use crypt() when it's not available

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