[Buildroot] [PATCH] support/scripts/check-uniq-files: ignore reinstalled packages
john at metanate.com
Thu May 3 16:36:17 UTC 2018
On Thu, 3 May 2018 18:27:53 +0200
Angelo Compagnucci <angelo.compagnucci at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2018-04-28 23:29 GMT+02:00 Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>:
> > John, Henrique, All,
> > On 2018-04-27 11:31 +0100, John Keeping spake thusly:
> >> On Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:22:35 -0300 (BRT)
> >> Henrique Marks <henrique.marks at datacom.ind.br> wrote:
> >> > ----- Mensagem original -----
> >> > > De: "John Keeping" <john at metanate.com>
> >> > > Para: buildroot at buildroot.org
> >> > > Cc: "John Keeping" <john at metanate.com>
> >> > > Enviadas: Quinta-feira, 26 de abril de 2018 13:27:31
> >> > > Assunto: [Buildroot] [PATCH] support/scripts/check-uniq-files:
> >> > > ignore reinstalled packages
> >> >
> >> > > If a package is rebuilt, then any files it installs will be
> >> > > listed multiple times in the file list and check-uniq-files
> >> > > will report that these files are touched by more than one
> >> > > package even though it is the same package listed multiple
> >> > > times.
> >> > >
> >> > > Switch to storing the package names in a set so that each
> >> > > package can only appear once.
> >> >
> >> > I can confirm we have problems rebuilding packages using
> >> > buildroot 2018-02.1. The 3 files "package-file-list" are
> >> > increasing in size when we rebuild packages (make <pkg>-rebuild
> >> > or make <pkg>-reinstall), and the compilation time is increasing
> >> > linearly with every rebuild, but the increase is noticeable.
> >> I hadn't considered this aspect of the problem. Maybe we are
> >> better fixing the root cause of the problem with a patch like this:
> >> -- >8 --
> >> diff --git a/package/pkg-generic.mk b/package/pkg-generic.mk
> >> index 1c9dd1d734..edc2c9349c 100644
> >> --- a/package/pkg-generic.mk
> >> +++ b/package/pkg-generic.mk
> >> @@ -64,6 +64,7 @@ GLOBAL_INSTRUMENTATION_HOOKS += step_time
> >> # $(3): suffix of file (optional)
> >> define step_pkg_size_inner
> >> cd $(2); \
> >> + $(SED) '/^$(1),/d' $(BUILD_DIR)/packages-file-list$(3).txt;
> >> \
> > This means that a file that was previously installed by that
> > package, but no longer is (e.g. because the install comands were
> > "fixed" to no longer install it), will now be orphaned, and belong
> > to no package.
> > But I don't care about that situation, since only a clean build from
> > scratch is known to provide good results anyway, and that is the
> > only thing we want to ensure.
> > So, please resend an updated patch to use this new solution.
> > Please provide an extensive commit log that explains why we do
> > remove the existign entries, and the limitations it has (e.g.
> > orphaned files).
> Could you respin this patch?
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