[Buildroot] [git commit] docs/manual: do not expose CPE_ID_VALID as package-settable

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Sat Mar 6 16:05:59 UTC 2021

commit: https://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=2770ccf471f2284dc9cce51bee1a7db7aff3fb10
branch: https://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=refs/heads/master

FOO_CPE_ID_VALID is an internal implementation detail. Packages should
really define an actual CPE_ID variable to trigger their full CPE_ID

Reported-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com>
Signed-off-by: Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>
Cc: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout at mind.be>
Cc: Matthew Weber <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com>
Cc: Fabrice Fontaine <fontaine.fabrice at gmail.com>
[Peter: completely drop any mention of _CPE_ID_VALID in the manual]
Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com>
 docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt | 10 ++--------
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
index 75af18b70c..2201d4385e 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
@@ -528,14 +528,8 @@ LIBFOO_IGNORE_CVES += CVE-2020-54321
 If any of those variables is defined, then the generic package
 infrastructure assumes the package provides valid CPE information. In
-this case, +LIBFOO_CPE_ID_VALID = YES+ will be set, and the generic
-package infrastructure will define +LIBFOO_CPE_ID+.
-Alternatively, a package can also explicitly set +LIBFOO_CPE_ID_VALID
-= YES+ if the default values for +LIBFOO_CPE_ID_PREFIX+,
-this package and don't need to be explicitly overridden.
+this case, the generic package infrastructure will define
 For a host package, if its +LIBFOO_CPE_ID_*+ variables are not
 defined, it inherits the value of those variables from the

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