[Buildroot] [PATCH 2/3 v2] package/kmod: add option for host variant

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Sun May 3 13:10:00 UTC 2020

Curently, host-kmod has no option to enable it, because only
the kernel depends on it, and this is unconditional (because
we can't know if modules will be enabled in the kernel config).

But we're soon to add options to enable various features of
kmod, so we'll need a place where to show those features.

Signed-off-by: Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
Cc: Yegor Yefremov <yegorslists at googlemail.com>
Cc: Lucian Buga <lucianbuga at gmail.com>
 linux/Config.in             | 1 +
 package/Config.in.host      | 1 +
 package/kmod/Config.in.host | 6 ++++++
 3 files changed, 8 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 package/kmod/Config.in.host

diff --git a/linux/Config.in b/linux/Config.in
index d7373ab25a..231d5a5962 100644
--- a/linux/Config.in
+++ b/linux/Config.in
@@ -2,6 +2,7 @@ menu "Kernel"
 	bool "Linux Kernel"
+	select BR2_PACKAGE_HOST_KMOD # Unconditional, even if modules not enabled
 	  Enable this option if you want to build a Linux kernel for
diff --git a/package/Config.in.host b/package/Config.in.host
index f1246c708f..140ffa7198 100644
--- a/package/Config.in.host
+++ b/package/Config.in.host
@@ -38,6 +38,7 @@ menu "Host utilities"
 	source "package/imx-usb-loader/Config.in.host"
 	source "package/jq/Config.in.host"
 	source "package/jsmin/Config.in.host"
+	source "package/kmod/Config.in.host"
 	source "package/libp11/Config.in.host"
 	source "package/lld/Config.in.host"
 	source "package/lpc3250loader/Config.in.host"
diff --git a/package/kmod/Config.in.host b/package/kmod/Config.in.host
new file mode 100644
index 0000000000..ea99a790f6
--- /dev/null
+++ b/package/kmod/Config.in.host
@@ -0,0 +1,6 @@
+	bool "host kmod"
+	help
+	  kmod is a set of tools to handle common tasks with Linux
+	  kernel modules like insert, remove, list, check properties,
+	  resolve dependencies and aliases.

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