[Buildroot] dl_dir problem with building using legal-info

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Mon Apr 1 15:47:51 UTC 2019


On Mon, 1 Apr 2019 15:56:55 +0200
Martin Kepplinger <martin.kepplinger at ginzinger.com> wrote:

> It seems like the plan might be to move from one "dl" directory
> containing the tarballs, old_dl_dir, to the per-package directories in "dl".
> So: I reuse the tarballs in "legal-info" for building. (think: no
> internet connection). legal-info contains directories *with versions*.
> In any case, it's easy by finding all archives and copying them to "dl"
> before building.
> If old_dl_dir would be removed from the download scripts, this would
> break for me. The per-package directories in "dl" *don't contain
> versions* and I guess there's no trivial way to recreate this directory
> structure. So I thought I'd talk about this before old_dl_dir is gone...
> In short: Before removing to look in old_dl_dir, please don't break this
> use-case :) Is there an even better way to build using legal-info that
> I'm not aware of already? If not, what could we implement?

Why don't you use "make source" ? That's the intended target to
populate the dl/ directory with everything that is needed to do a build
with no internet connection.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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