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authorGravatar Gustavo Zacarias <gustavo@zacarias.com.ar>2015-03-30 18:07:31 -0300
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2015-04-01 22:48:23 +0200
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docs/manual: remove references to largefile
Switch from the ACL package example to RRDTOOL since ACL has no dual (depends + select) dependencies any more and doesn't fit the example scenario. Signed-off-by: Gustavo Zacarias <gustavo@zacarias.com.ar> Reviewed-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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-rw-r--r--docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt37
-rw-r--r--docs/manual/configure.txt31
2 files changed, 32 insertions, 36 deletions
diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
index 1ce9a3bbba..1b34b41518 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-directory.txt
@@ -124,20 +124,21 @@ is not met.
An example illustrates both the usage of +select+ and +depends on+.
--------------------------
-config BR2_PACKAGE_ACL
- bool "acl"
- select BR2_PACKAGE_ATTR
- depends on BR2_LARGEFILE
+config BR2_PACKAGE_RRDTOOL
+ bool "rrdtool"
+ depends on BR2_USE_WCHAR
+ select BR2_PACKAGE_FREETYPE
+ select BR2_PACKAGE_LIBART
+ select BR2_PACKAGE_LIBPNG
+ select BR2_PACKAGE_ZLIB
help
- POSIX Access Control Lists, which are used to define more
- fine-grained discretionary access rights for files and
- directories.
- This package also provides libacl.
+ RRDtool is the OpenSource industry standard, high performance
+ data logging and graphing system for time series data.
- http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/acl
+ http://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool/
-comment "acl needs a toolchain w/ largefile"
- depends on !BR2_LARGEFILE
+comment "rrdtool needs a toolchain w/ wchar"
+ depends on !BR2_USE_WCHAR
--------------------------
@@ -206,10 +207,10 @@ coding style].
==== Dependencies on target and toolchain options
Many packages depend on certain options of the toolchain: the choice of
-C library, C++ support, largefile support, thread support, RPC support,
-IPv6 support, wchar support, or dynamic library support. Some packages
-can only be built on certain target architectures, or if an MMU is
-available in the processor.
+C library, C++ support, thread support, RPC support, IPv6 support,
+wchar support, or dynamic library support. Some packages can only be
+built on certain target architectures, or if an MMU is available in the
+processor.
These dependencies have to be expressed with the appropriate 'depends
on' statements in the Config.in file. Additionally, for dependencies on
@@ -241,7 +242,7 @@ foo needs a toolchain w/ featA, featB, featC
for example:
--------------------------
-aircrack-ng needs a toolchain w/ largefile, threads
+mpd needs a toolchain w/ C++, threads, wchar
--------------------------
or
@@ -287,10 +288,6 @@ use in the comment.
** Dependency symbol: +BR2_INSTALL_LIBSTDCPP+
** Comment string: `C++`
-* largefile support
-** Dependency symbol: +BR2_LARGEFILE+
-** Comment string: +largefile+
-
* thread support
** Dependency symbol: +BR2_TOOLCHAIN_HAS_THREADS+
** Comment string: +threads+ (unless +BR2_TOOLCHAIN_HAS_THREADS_NPTL+
diff --git a/docs/manual/configure.txt b/docs/manual/configure.txt
index bd235f0301..c06182b336 100644
--- a/docs/manual/configure.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/configure.txt
@@ -109,20 +109,19 @@ most important ones allow to:
* Change the version of the GCC compiler, binutils and the C library.
* Select a number of toolchain options (uClibc only): whether the
- toolchain should have largefile support (i.e. support for files
- larger than 2 GB on 32 bits systems), IPv6 support, RPC support
- (used mainly for NFS), wide-char support, locale support (for
- internationalization), C++ support or thread support. Depending on
- which options you choose, the number of userspace applications and
- libraries visible in Buildroot menus will change: many applications
- and libraries require certain toolchain options to be enabled. Most
- packages show a comment when a certain toolchain option is required
- to be able to enable those packages. If needed, you can further
- refine the uClibc configuration by running +make
- uclibc-menuconfig+. Note however that all packages in Buildroot are
- tested against the default uClibc configuration bundled in
- Buildroot: if you deviate from this configuration by removing
- features from uClibc, some packages may no longer build.
+ toolchain should have IPv6 support, RPC support (used mainly for
+ NFS), wide-char support, locale support (for internationalization),
+ C++ support or thread support. Depending on which options you choose,
+ the number of userspace applications and libraries visible in
+ Buildroot menus will change: many applications and libraries require
+ certain toolchain options to be enabled. Most packages show a comment
+ when a certain toolchain option is required to be able to enable
+ those packages. If needed, you can further refine the uClibc
+ configuration by running +make uclibc-menuconfig+. Note however that
+ all packages in Buildroot are tested against the default uClibc
+ configuration bundled in Buildroot: if you deviate from this
+ configuration by removing features from uClibc, some packages may no
+ longer build.
It is worth noting that whenever one of those options is modified,
then the entire toolchain and system must be rebuilt. See
@@ -178,8 +177,8 @@ Then, you have three solutions to use an external toolchain:
external toolchain uses the 'glibc' library, you only have to tell
whether your toolchain supports C\++ or not and whether it has
built-in RPC support. If your external toolchain uses the 'uClibc'
- library, then you have to tell Buildroot if it supports largefile,
- IPv6, RPC, wide-char, locale, program invocation, threads and
+ library, then you have to tell Buildroot if it supports IPv6,
+ RPC, wide-char, locale, program invocation, threads and
C++. At the beginning of the execution, Buildroot will tell you if
the selected options do not match the toolchain configuration.