[Buildroot] [PATCH 2/2] mtd-utils.git: fix targets

Daniel Mack daniel at caiaq.de
Thu Aug 6 14:18:18 UTC 2009

On Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 09:58:48AM +0200, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Mack <daniel at caiaq.de> writes:
>  >> I expect that you just need to make mkfs.ubifs depend on largefile
>  >> support in the toolchain if it cannot easily be fixed in the
>  >> sources.
>  Daniel> Hmm, yes. Unfortunately, we'll have to depend on LARGEFILE
>  Daniel> then. Give the patch below a try - and thanks for the
>  Daniel> patience :)
> Hmm, that's quite a big hammer. Looking closer at it, it seems like
> the only thing that really needs largefile and libuuid support is
> mkfs.ubifs, which you build but never install. Wouldn't it be a lot
> simpler to simply add SUBDIRS=ubi-utils to the make arguments so it
> never tries to build mkfs.ubifs and get rid of the libuuid / largefile
> dependency?

I tried that now and it doesn't seem to suffice to override the SUBDIRS
directive. There are some other references as well.

As I would like to see these feature in the 2009.08 release, I suggest
to take it as it is now and amend it later to maybe eventually drop the
LARGEFILE dependency again. Does that sound feasible?


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