[Buildroot] [PATCH 07/11] support/scripts/pkg-stats: store dependencies of package

Heiko Thiery heiko.thiery at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 16:39:13 UTC 2020


Am Fr., 3. Jan. 2020 um 16:29 Uhr schrieb Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>:
>
> On Fri,  3 Jan 2020 16:18:44 +0100
> Heiko Thiery <heiko.thiery at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Signed-off-by: Heiko Thiery <heiko.thiery at gmail.com>
>
> Storing those dependencies do not make sense, because dependencies are
> completely different depending on the Buildroot configuration. Packages
> have optional dependencies, some dependencies on host packages only
> exist depending on the system configuration, etc. So exposing those
> dependencies is never going to give anything that is correct.

Thought it is a good idea because I saw that on the
https://layers.openembedded.org/layerindex/recipe/45257/. They also
show the dependencies with a note that this can differ dependent on
the real used configuration. But if you think it is too confusing I
can drop that.

> Best regards,
>
> Thomas
> --
> Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
> Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
> https://bootlin.com



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