[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 1/2] Makefile: improve $(TARGET_DIR) (re)creation

Bjørn Forsman bjorn.forsman at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 17:16:37 UTC 2011

On 1 March 2011 17:20, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Mar 2011 17:03:22 +0100
> Bjørn Forsman <bjorn.forsman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ping ping :-)
>> Now that the new cycle has opened, any comments on this?
>> I'd really like to get this functionality in mainline :-)
> I think the functionality is great, but I'd prefer to see it integrated
> on top of the packaging work started by Lionel rather than coded as
> proposed in the current patch.

I see.

> I am also not sure that rebuilding the
> $(TARGET_DIR) without rebuilding the $(STAGING_DIR) is a good thing.

TARGET_DIR depends on STAGING_DIR, and not the other way around, so I
don't see why STAGING_DIR should be rebuilt. Am I missing something?

> However, it's true that the packaging work started by Lionel is not
> ready for inclusion yet, so maybe we should merge this as is, and then
> update it once we have the proper packaging mechanism working.

Yes, please :-)

> Regards,
> Thomas
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> Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
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