[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] package/gesftpserver: Add host-python as dependency

Andreas Naumann dev at andin.de
Thu Jun 24 12:34:59 UTC 2021

Hi Peter,

On 23.06.21 13:45, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
>>>>>> "Andreas" == Andreas Naumann <dev at andin.de> writes:
> Hi,
>   >> Ok, i didnt look why Python is needed. Also, I never saw the problem
>   >> until using per-package build. So buildtime-wise it's not a problem
>   >> in my case because we pull in host-python for some other package
>   >> anyway.
>   >>
>   >> I will check if I can get rid of the tests though.
>   > ... The configure script does not provide an option to skip test, so I
>   > could patch the configure script or somehow fake that python is there
>   > even if it doesnt. Both solutions seem not very elegant to so if you
>   > agree I'd just repost the patch with host-python3 as dependency.
> A simple hack would just to pass rjk_cv_python24=true in

just send v2 with your suggestion, but slightly altered because telling 
configure that Python is not there also works.


> The tests themselves are afaik only executed if you run 'make check'
> (which we don't).

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