|author||Maxime Hadjinlian <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2018-04-02 16:57:59 +0200|
|committer||Peter Korsgaard <email@example.com>||2018-04-02 17:48:56 +0200|
help/manual: update help about the new $(LIBFOO_DL_DIR)
Signed-off-by: Maxime Hadjinlian <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reviewed-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
2 files changed, 6 insertions, 3 deletions
@@ -200,6 +200,9 @@ config BR2_DL_DIR
If the Linux shell environment has defined the BR2_DL_DIR
environment variable, then this overrides this configuration
+ The directory is organized with a subdirectory for each package.
+ Each package has its own $(LIBFOO_DL_DIR) variable that can be used
+ to find the correct path.
The default is $(TOPDIR)/dl
diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
index 9d1428ad40..62906d92bb 100644
@@ -263,7 +263,7 @@ information is (assuming the package name is +libfoo+) :
the file using this URL. Otherwise, Buildroot will assume the file
to be downloaded is located at +LIBFOO_SITE+. Buildroot will not do
anything with those additional files, except download them: it will
- be up to the package recipe to use them from +$(DL_DIR)+.
+ be up to the package recipe to use them from +$(LIBFOO_DL_DIR)+.
* +LIBFOO_SITE_METHOD+ determines the method used to fetch or copy the
package source code. In many cases, Buildroot guesses the method
@@ -554,8 +554,8 @@ In the action definitions, you can use the following variables:
* +$(@D)+, which contains the directory in which the package source
code has been uncompressed.
-* +$(DL_DIR)+ contains the path to the directory where all the downloads made
- by Buildroot are stored.
+* +$(LIBFOO_DL_DIR)+ contains the path to the directory where all the downloads
+ made by Buildroot for +libfoo+ are stored in.
* +$(TARGET_CC)+, +$(TARGET_LD)+, etc. to get the target