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authorGravatar Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998@free.fr>2015-04-01 00:15:06 +0200
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2015-04-03 14:08:54 +0200
commit327531543288ac17690a36f3d4f2800f2ecc2362 (patch)
tree41f306d08cb9b16fafbc3bdf91cba07f09fcf0ff /docs
parent3c19d511d79430c9238194b677e69bd15c321307 (diff)
support/download: always fail when there's no hash
At the time we introduced hashes, we did not want to be too harsh in the beginning, and give people some time to adapt and accept the hashes. So we so far only whined^Wwarned about a missing hash (when the .hash file exists). Some time has passed now, and people are still missing updating hashes when bumping packages. Let's make that warning a little bit more annoying... Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Cc: Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout@mind.be> Reviewed-by: Samuel Martin <s.martin49@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
index b9e3c52388..f536a0cf4b 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
@@ -475,10 +475,10 @@ not match, Buildroot considers this an error, deletes the downloaded file,
and aborts.
If the +.hash+ file is present, but it does not contain a hash for a
-downloaded file, no check is done for that file. If you set the
-environment variable +BR2_ENFORCE_CHECK_HASH+ to a non-empty value, and
-there is no hash for a downloaded file, Buildroot considers this an
-error, deletes the downloaded file, and aborts.
+downloaded file, Buildroot considers this an error and aborts. However,
+the downloaded file is left in the download directory since this
+typically indicates that the +.hash+ file is wrong but the downloaded
+file is probably OK.
Sources that are downloaded from a version control system (git, subversion,
etc...) can not have a hash, because the version control system and tar