[Buildroot] Allowing to build from Git branches

Christophe Blaess mailist at logilin.fr
Wed Jan 15 08:54:16 UTC 2020

Hello Thomas,

> However, what I am proposing is not going that far. All what I'm
> proposing is that if you're doing a clean build, if a package points to
> a Git branch as an upstream source, then Buildroot would re-fetch from
> that Git branch rather than using a locally cached tarball in DL_DIR
> potentially corresponding to an older version of that Git branch.

Would it be possible to have an option on a per-package basis to always 
by-pass the DL_DIR mechanism and re-fetch the sources?


Christophe Blaess


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