[Buildroot] Synchronisation of dependencies between Config.in and .mk files ?

Roberto A. Foglietta roberto.foglietta at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 20:46:47 UTC 2008

2008/10/27 Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org>:
>>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:
>  Thomas> Le Mon, 27 Oct 2008 19:43:07 +0100,
>  Thomas> Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org> a écrit :
>  >> Do you have any ideas about how to solve this in a nicer way?
>  Thomas> Not really. Maybe the Config.in read by kconfig could be
>  Thomas> generated by the Makefile system. Either completely from the
>  Thomas> Makefiles, or from Config.in.tmp files, parsed and modified
>  Thomas> to contain the dependencies.
>  Thomas> However, there are some packages with optional dependencies,
>  Thomas> like in matchbox:
> I'm also not sure all packages use exactly the same make symbol and
> BR2_PACKAGE_<symbol> - Personally I don't think it's worth the effort.

 A script which make people remember to keep those things synchronized?

 Without this synchronization 'make source' is broken.


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