[Buildroot] [PATCH 4/5] Remove BR2_TOPDIR_PREFIX and BR2_TOPDIR_SUFFIX
jacmet at uclibc.org
Thu Sep 10 07:33:08 UTC 2009
>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:
>> 2) TOPDIR_PREFIX and TOPDIR_SUFFIX don't hurt and are convenient for
>> some corner-cases. I'd keep them.
Thomas> As they don't provide any additional value over O=, I'd prefer
Thomas> to keep O=. One of the reason for which Buildroot is too
Thomas> complicated today is because there are multiple ways of
Thomas> achieving the same thing. This multitude of options is
Thomas> confusing for newcomers.
I agree. I much prefer the KISS principle.
I think the main thing buildroot has going for itself compared to the
other build systems is simplicity. It is (imho) a lot smaller and
simpler to understand and start hacking on for outsiders.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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