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authorGravatar Romain Naour <romain.naour@gmail.com>2016-08-17 18:01:10 +0200
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2016-08-19 23:16:23 +0200
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docs: libtool patches are not handled by legal-info infrastructure.
Signed-off-by: Romain Naour <romain.naour@gmail.com> Cc: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Cc: Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout@mind.be> Reviewed-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> [Thomas: slightly reword with Yann's suggestion.] Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
-rw-r--r--docs/manual/legal-notice.txt5
-rw-r--r--support/legal-info/README.header5
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diff --git a/docs/manual/legal-notice.txt b/docs/manual/legal-notice.txt
index a4911f7d4f..7c19bc30ab 100644
--- a/docs/manual/legal-notice.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/legal-notice.txt
@@ -44,6 +44,11 @@ There you will find:
Patches that were applied are also saved, along with a file named +series+
that lists the patches in the order they were applied. Patches are under the
same license as the files that they modify.
+ Note: Buildroot applies additional patches to Libtool scripts of
+ autotools-based packages. These patches can be found under
+ +support/libtool+ in the Buildroot source and, due to technical
+ limitations, are not saved with the package sources. You may need to
+ collect them manually.
* A manifest file (one for host and one for target packages) listing the
configured packages, their version, license and related information.
Some of this information might not be defined in Buildroot; such items are
diff --git a/support/legal-info/README.header b/support/legal-info/README.header
index 1f3524f599..d3bdf71bcf 100644
--- a/support/legal-info/README.header
+++ b/support/legal-info/README.header
@@ -20,6 +20,11 @@ This material is composed of the following items.
with a file named 'series' that lists the patches in the order they were
applied. Patches are under the same license as the files that they modify
in the original package.
+ Note: Buildroot applies additional patches to Libtool scripts of
+ autotools-based packages. These patches can be found under
+ support/libtool in the Buildroot source and, due to technical
+ limitations, are not saved with the package sources. You may need
+ to collect them manually.
* A manifest file listing the configured packages and related information.
* The license text of the packages; they have been saved in the licenses/
subdirectory.