[Buildroot] [PATCH] libarchive package added

Daniel Mack daniel at caiaq.de
Tue Sep 1 15:07:17 UTC 2009

On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 04:52:49PM +0200, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
> Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2009 16:52:49 +0200
> From: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org>
> To: Daniel Mack <daniel at caiaq.de>
> Cc: buildroot at uclibc.org
> Subject: Re: [Buildroot] [PATCH] libarchive package added
> Message-ID: <87skf6pvi6.fsf at macbook.be.48ers.dk>
> User-Agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.3 (gnu/linux)
> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Mack <daniel at caiaq.de> writes:
> Hi,
>  Daniel> +	bool "install libarchive to target"
>  Daniel> +	depends on BR2_PACKAGE_LIBARCHIVE
>  Daniel> +	default y
>  Daniel> +	help
>  Daniel> +	  Say Y here to make BR2 copy the libarchive files to the target
>  Daniel> +	  destination folder.
> When would you not want to do this?

We need that library for a binary which is linked statically. Installing
it is not necessary in our case.

But as the default is 'y', this should not be a disadvantage for anyone.
We could, of course, also delete it manually at a later point.


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