[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] linux-firmware: bump version and fix hash

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Thu Nov 1 21:06:40 UTC 2018


Erico, All,

On 2018-11-01 15:14 +0100, Yann E. MORIN spake thusly:
> On 2018-10-28 08:59 +0100, Erico Nunes spake thusly:
> [--SNIP--]
> > Ok so I finally tested this out and it seems to be due to two reasons:
> > 
> > 1) The tar version in Fedora is 1.30, Buildroot host-tar is 1.29. I
> > can reproduce it using 1.30, if I force a host-tar build before
> > getting the source, it works.
> 
> I was pretty sure we had added support for download dependencies
> recently, and added host-tar as needed, but it seems this series
> of mine is still pending:
> 
>     https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/buildroot/list/?series=43275

The part of that series that was dealing with download dependencies has
now been applied, so you should now be able to use 'make clean; make
source' and get the expected host-tar when needed.

Can you confirm that on your side with your fancy Fedora 28+ ? ;-)

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

> > 2) This is a bit unsupported and I had already tried disabling it
> > before reporting, but I was experimenting with system-side pigz
> > (something like https://askubuntu.com/a/62608), this seems to affect
> > it too.
> 
> So, we should now detect if gzip is acceptable for use by Buildroot, and
> if it is not, build our own host-gzip.
> 
> Does pigz isdentifies itself as pigz, or does it really impersonate
> gzip? If the former, then it will be easy to detect, but if the latter,
> it becomes more complex (we'd have to compress a wellknown blob and see
> if the compressed stream matches what we expect.)
> 
> > Maybe it is because I switched to testing with 'make source' rather
> > than a full build to test it quickly?
> 
> Yes, see the series I referenced above, as well as its cover letter:
>     http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2018-May/221176.html
> 
> Regards,
> Yann E. MORIN.
> 
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