[Buildroot] Adding post image hook
thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Wed May 13 20:16:28 UTC 2020
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On Wed, 13 May 2020 22:05:08 +0200 (CEST)
lpdev at cordier.org wrote:
> You can actually do that, by running:
> make VARS=<some-variable-name> printvars
> from your post-image script.
> If what you need to retrieve is the version of the different packages,
> you can also run:
> make show-info
> from your post-image script, and parse the JSON output.
> Thank you for the tip. However this method seems to be very slow
> because of the makefile parsing (takes between 5 to 10sec on my PC).
> I would not recommend that for retrieving values of a lot of
You can do:
make VARS=FOO% printvars
if the different variables you want to get match a wildcard.
Or alternatively, you can do just:
pay the one-time price of dumping all variables, and then grab what you
need from the output.
But otherwise, I agree that indeed it is quite slow.
Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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