[Buildroot] [PATCH 00/10] infra: add solution to dump metadata from packages (branch yem/misc)

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Sat Apr 13 08:00:17 UTC 2019

On 11/04/2019 23:20, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
>> I'm not at all saying that we shouldn't merge this JSON output, I just
>> wanted to point out the different ways that already exist to extract
>> some package metadata out of Buildroot.
> Well, my idea wuld maybe to actually phase-out those rules, or at least
> base them on this new JSON output.
> Heck, even graph-depends could use that instead of the recently
> introduced show-dependency-tree, and this is what I was going to do
> before the release, so that show-dependency-tree never ever gets into
> a release.

 Indeed, I think show-info can replace a lot of our special targets:
show-version, show-*depends, external-deps.


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