[Buildroot] Patch files with Makefile.autotools.in

Bernhard Reutner-Fischer rep.dot.nop at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 08:03:27 UTC 2008

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 09:05:29AM +0200, Hans-Christian Egtvedt wrote:
>On Tue, 19 Aug 2008 19:45:21 -0400
>"hartleys" <hartleys at visionengravers.com> wrote:
>> Monday, August 18, 2008 10:56 PM, Hans-Christian Egtvedt wrote:
><snipp problems with patching a custom package>
>> I see the "Patching $($(PKG)_DIR_PREFIX)/$($PKG)_NAME)" message but
>> when I examine the source the patch is not present.
>> I think the problem is related to the FIXME note above the rule. I'm
>> trying to apply a patch to a package that is not supplied in
>> buildroot. To keep it separate I have the package in
>> package/customize/<package
>> name>.
>Yes, you are indeed a victim of the FIXME, since you do not use the
>"standard" package/<package name> directory structure.
>> Any ideas on how to fix the FIXME?
>A quick fix would be to just symlink package/customize/<package name>
>to package/<package name>.
>I'll do a mental note of the problem, it is likely to show up in the
>future as well.

heh, that was exactly the reason why i added that nice FIXME in the
first place ;)

What secret package is this about anyway? If it's of general use, it
should be added to the tree..

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