[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/4] nfs-utils: add host package

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Fri May 18 12:32:17 UTC 2018


On Fri, 18 May 2018 14:31:56 +0300, Baruch Siach wrote:
> We only need the host package for the rpcgen utility. glibc deprecated
> this utility in version 2.26. Fedora has recently removed rpcgen from
> its glibc package. So we need to build the rpcgen from the nfs-utils
> package.
> Signed-off-by: Baruch Siach <baruch at tkos.co.il>

Ah, I was looking for a solution to this rpcgen problem.

It is worth mentioning that we have a big patch in the libtirpc package
to add the source code for rpcgen. So perhaps this should be removed,
and libtirpc should depend on host-nfs-utils.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons)
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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