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authorThomas Petazzoni <>2013-02-07 12:35:04 (GMT)
committerPeter Korsgaard <>2013-02-08 21:32:53 (GMT)
commit580225af20b6c692da76eb43b20382a47b3ed170 (patch)
parent4705347ddfeaab3953cd86df2c7309b31b719f50 (diff)
package: remove scripts listed in <pkg>_CONFIG_SCRIPTS from target
The <foo>-config scripts are useless on the target, since they are only needed for development, so we remove them automatically. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <> Acked-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <> Acked-by: "Samuel Martin" <> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <>
2 files changed, 11 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
index 13d200d..78df24a 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
@@ -90,6 +90,9 @@ The argument to be given to +LIBFOO_CONFIG_SCRIPTS+ is the file name(s)
of the shell script(s) needing fixing. All these names are relative to
'$(STAGING_DIR)/usr/bin' and if needed multiple names can be given.
+In addition, the scripts listed in +LIBFOO_CONFIG_SCRIPTS+ are removed
+from +$(TARGET_DIR)/usr/bin+, since they are not needed on the target.
Example 1:
Package divine installs shell script '$(STAGING_DIR)/usr/bin/divine-config'.
@@ -288,7 +291,9 @@ information is (assuming the package name is +libfoo+) :
* +LIBFOO_CONFIG_SCRIPTS+ lists the names of the files in
'$(STAGING_DIR)/usr/bin' that need some special fixing to make them
cross-compiling friendly. Multiple file names separated by space can
- be given and all are relative to '$(STAGING_DIR)/usr/bin'.
+ be given and all are relative to '$(STAGING_DIR)/usr/bin'. The files
+ listed in +LIBFOO_CONFIG_SCRIPTS+ are also removed from
+ +$(TARGET_DIR)/usr/bin+ since they are not needed on the target.
* +LIBFOO_DEVICES+ lists the device files to be created by Buildroot
when using the static device table. The syntax to use is the
diff --git a/package/ b/package/
index 066b6c8..57b0fd0 100644
--- a/package/
+++ b/package/
@@ -153,6 +153,11 @@ $(BUILD_DIR)/%/.stamp_target_installed:
$(foreach hook,$($(PKG)_POST_INSTALL_TARGET_HOOKS),$(call $(hook))$(sep))
+ifeq ($(BR2_HAVE_DEVFILES),)
+ $(Q)if test -n "$($(PKG)_CONFIG_SCRIPTS)" ; then \
+ $(RM) -f $(addprefix $(TARGET_DIR)/usr/bin/,$($(PKG)_CONFIG_SCRIPTS)) ; \
+ fi
$(Q)touch $@
# Clean package