[Buildroot] [PATCH 03/15] package/pkg-generic.mk: Remove Info documents dir entry

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Tue Jun 22 09:34:06 UTC 2021

On Tue, 22 Jun 2021 10:43:43 +0200
Herve Codina <herve.codina at bootlin.com> wrote:

> > However, I'm not a huge fan of having this right in the middle of the
> > infrastructure. It feels like a small detail that gets handled in the
> > middle of super generic infrastructure code.
> > 
> > The issue is that I don't really have a good alternative proposal :-/  
> Maybe using a macro defined closed to fixup-libtool-files and calling
> this macro here instead of '$(Q)rm ...' will help.
> Do you think it will be better ?

Either a macro, or a list of files that are removed, perhaps?

> This add a little complexity in overwrite detection (filter out) and
> I prefer having overwrite detection quite stupid. It checks for
> overwrites without any exception.
> Adding exception now in the detection mechanism is opening the door to
> more and more exceptions.

Yes, I understand your argument. As I stated: I'm also not sure which
solution to propose here. I was just not a big fan of this removal of
one specific file, there, in the middle of a highly generic piece of

Thomas Petazzoni, co-owner and CEO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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