[Buildroot] [PATCH 3/4] package/bind: don't enable server by default

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Thu Apr 25 15:56:31 UTC 2019


Arnout, All,

On 2019-04-24 22:56 +0200, Arnout Vandecappelle spake thusly:
> On 24/04/2019 22:36, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> > On Tue, 23 Apr 2019 23:24:05 +0200
> > Fabrice Fontaine <fontaine.fabrice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> Don't enable server by default as dhcp will now select bind to use the
> >> bind libraries
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Fabrice Fontaine <fontaine.fabrice at gmail.com>
> >> ---
> >>  package/bind/Config.in | 1 -
> >>  1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/package/bind/Config.in b/package/bind/Config.in
> >> index 60546f691b..6d4ee2e6d7 100644
> >> --- a/package/bind/Config.in
> >> +++ b/package/bind/Config.in
> >> @@ -28,7 +28,6 @@ if BR2_PACKAGE_BIND
> >>  
> >>  config BR2_PACKAGE_BIND_SERVER
> >>  	bool "Install server components"
> >> -	default y
> > 
> > This will break existing defconfigs which did not explicitly enable
> > BR2_PACKAGE_BIND_SERVER because it was implicitly enabled when
> > BR2_PACKAGE_BIND=y. But I don't see a good solution to avoid that. We
> > certainly don't want BR2_PACKAGE_DHCP=y to install the full BIND server.
> > 
> > So to me, it's an acceptable trade-off. I've Cc'ed Arnout, Peter and
> > Yann to see what they think.
> 
>  Although not documented anywhere, in my opinion a defconfig is not supposed to
> be stable over upgrades. When upgrading, you should use a full config.

Agreed. The process I follow to upgrade buildroot if (roughly):

    $ make my_foo_defconfig
    $ git pull
    $ make olddefconfig
    $ diff -du .config.old .config
    $ make savedefconfig
    $ git diff   # shows delta in my_foo_defconfig

>  I also always do a diffconfig between old and new and try to understand the
> differences.

This sounds all too familiar, too. ;-)

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

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