[Buildroot] [PATCH] libhttpserver: new package

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Tue Sep 24 07:47:36 UTC 2019

On Tue, 24 Sep 2019 09:22:37 +0200
Stephan Hoffmann <stephan.hoffmann at ext.grandcentrix.net> wrote:

> > We need a Signed-off-by line (at least from you) in this patch. Also,
> > if it comes from upstream, a link to the upstream commit is good to
> > have.
> >
> Is there any mechanism allowing to cherry pick a commit from the upstream
> repo instead of providing a patch file? I don't really feel good about
> modifying the patch file;-)

We prefer to have patches locally instead of downloading them, because
the hash of patches generated by Github is not stable.

We have numerous patches locally in package directories, and changing
their commit log is perfectly fine.

See for example
how the Signed-off-by line and reference to the upstream commit was


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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