[Buildroot] [PATCH 4/8] Makefile: compute the version string for all to use

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at anciens.enib.fr
Sun Oct 31 16:35:12 UTC 2010

Some packages use the buildroot version string (to set thier own version string).
Computing the version string globally will makes it easy for them to use it
instead of re-computing it in every packages.

Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at anciens.enib.fr>
 Makefile |    4 ++++
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 8d53778..d6a7628 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -35,6 +35,10 @@ CONFIG_CONFIG_IN=Config.in
 DATE:=$(shell date +%Y%m%d)
+# Compute the full local version string so packages can use it as-is
+# Need to export it, so it can be got from environment in children (eg. mconf)
+export BR2_VERSION_FULL:=$(BR2_VERSION)$(shell $(TOPDIR)/scripts/setlocalversion)
 noconfig_targets:=menuconfig nconfig gconfig xconfig config oldconfig randconfig \
 	defconfig %_defconfig savedefconfig allyesconfig allnoconfig silentoldconfig release \
 	randpackageconfig allyespackageconfig allnopackageconfig \

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