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

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Sat Apr 13 17:19:03 UTC 2019


Arnout, All,

On 2019-04-13 10:00 +0200, Arnout Vandecappelle spake thusly:
> 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.

I already changed graph-depends to use that instead of show-dependency-graph.
That wil be in v2.

Also, I have a patch removing show-dependency-graph altogether, since it
no longer is useful, and never made it to a release.

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

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