[Buildroot] [PATCH] Config.in: add BR2_DL_DIR_OPTS

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Thu Nov 1 11:01:51 UTC 2018


On Thu, 1 Nov 2018 10:06:16 +0100, Yann E. MORIN wrote:

> On 2018-10-31 14:39 -0700, Markus Mayer spake thusly:
> > Provide a simple mechanism to pass extra arguments to "mkdir" when
> > creating download directories. This can be helpful if one needs the
> > download directories to be writable multiple users ("shared download
> > cache").  
> In retrospect, I think our enforcing of umask globally is wrong.
> It was added in commit bee5745ccc2 (Makefile: don't depend on the umask)
> under the requirements that modes in target/ be predicatble.
> Although that is indeed a good reason, I think we should have instead
> ensured those modes with a plain chmod on target/ during the
> target-finalize step.

But is it possible to have a plain "chmod" on target/ that will
properly preserve whatever packages have decided to use as permissions
when installing files ?

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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