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authorGravatar Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998@free.fr>2016-06-22 21:07:36 +0200
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2016-07-05 15:48:48 +0200
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core/pkg-generic: allow packages to declare target-finalize hooks
Currently, packages using target finalize hooks must remember that they need to register their hook in TARGET_FINALIZE_HOOKS conditionally (otherwise their hook will be triggered even if the package is disabled). In order to avoid this potential mistake, this commit introduces a per-package target-finalize hook variable, in which packages can register their target-finalize hooks, with the guarantee that they will only be triggered if the package is enabled. Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Reviewed-by: Romain Naour <romain.naour@gmail.com> [Thomas: rework commit log.] Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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@@ -77,3 +77,10 @@ others, use the following variables:
* +$(SRCDIR)+: the path to the overridden source directory
* +$(@D)+: the path to the build directory
+
+==== Target-finalize hook
+
+Packages may also register hooks in +LIBFOO_TARGET_FINALIZE_HOOKS+.
+These hooks are run after all packages are built, but before the
+filesystem images are generated. They are seldom used, and your
+package probably do not need them.