[Buildroot] [PATCH] Select MTD before EXT2/CRAMFS/SQUASHFS are built

Bernhard Fischer rep.dot.nop at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 22:57:53 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 02:18:07AM +0100, Ulf Samuelsson wrote:
>Erik Andersen wrote:
>> On Tue Jan 23, 2007 at 11:34:48PM +0100, Ulf Samuelsson wrote:
>>> Building a file sysrtem will fail if the mtd tools are not
>>> available. THis patch ensure MTD is selected if either of
>>> ext2/cramfs/squashfs are selected.
>> Nak.  There are a great many situations where people use ext2
>> and/or cramfs and/or squashfs without wanting to also use MTD...
>> I happen to use all of them without wanting MTD at various times.
>> -Erik
>The intention is, that if ext2/squashfs/cramfs etc is selected,
>you ensure you build the  MTD utilities for the *host*.

What specific failure do you see?

Since you seem to use cramfs, may i ask you to look if these patches are ok?
>$ mkfs.ext2 etc.
>Not that you put the MTD utilities into the root file system.
>How do I do what I intended then?
>(I hope building the host tools is not inconvenient).

I do not want to download nor build a package that i do not need..

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