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authorGravatar Simon Dawson <spdawson@gmail.com>2013-03-17 23:13:47 +0000
committerGravatar Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>2013-03-19 23:10:49 +0100
commit5538e4766201aa0c1c23721cfc99cbbde595964b (patch)
tree27adb945477693e075b5b2eb4f6e1cc639eeaa69 /Config.in
parent424d69bc9b48e08398fce3adafd0c5c94edc7281 (diff)
rework patch model
At the Buildroot Developers Meeting (4-5 February 2013, in Brussels) a change to the patch logic was discussed. See http://elinux.org/Buildroot:DeveloperDaysFOSDEM2013 for details. In summary: * For patches stored in the package directory, if package/<pkg>/<version>/ does exist, apply package/<pkg>/<version>/*.patch, otherwise, apply package/<pkg>/*.patch * For patches stored in the global patches directory, if $(GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR)/<pkg>/<version>/ does exist, apply $(GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR)/<pkg>/<version>/*.patch, otherwise, apply $(GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR)/<pkg>/*.patch This patch adds the new BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR configuration item, and reworks the generic package infrastructure to implement the new patch logic. [Peter: fixup doc nits as pointed out by Thomas] Signed-off-by: Simon Dawson <spdawson@gmail.com> Acked-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Tested-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Acked-by: Samuel Martin <s.martin49@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
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diff --git a/Config.in b/Config.in
index a2c305f9d4..bbb9885ef3 100644
--- a/Config.in
+++ b/Config.in
@@ -437,6 +437,21 @@ config BR2_PACKAGE_OVERRIDE_FILE
as the source directory for a particular package. See the
Buildroot documentation for more details on this feature.
+ string "global patch directory"
+ help
+ You may specify a directory containing global package patches.
+ For a specific version <packageversion> of a specific package
+ <packagename>, patches are applied as follows.
+ First, the default Buildroot patch set for the package is applied.
+ If the directory $(BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR)/<packagename>/<packageversion>
+ exists, then all *.patch files in the directory will be applied.
+ Otherwise, if the directory $(BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR)/<packagename> exists,
+ then all *.patch files in the directory will be applied.
source "toolchain/Config.in"