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authorGravatar Lionel Orry <lionel.orry@gmail.com>2018-10-11 11:57:54 +0200
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@bootlin.com>2019-02-06 17:21:29 +0100
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package/pkg-python: <pkg>_SUBDIR cleanup
No functional change is brought by this modification. This patch: * removes redundant <pkg>_SRCDIR and <pkg>_BUILDDIR declarations (already defined in pkg-generic.mk) * documents the usage of <pkg>_SUBDIR in the python-specific section of the manual. Signed-off-by: Lionel Orry <lionel.orry@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@bootlin.com>
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@@ -113,6 +113,12 @@ optionally be defined, depending on the package's needs. Many of them
are only useful in very specific cases, typical packages will
therefore only use a few of them, or none.
+* +PYTHON_FOO_SUBDIR+ may contain the name of a subdirectory inside the
+ package that contains the main +setup.py+ file. This is useful,
+ if for example, the main +setup.py+ file is not at the root of
+ the tree extracted by the tarball. If +HOST_PYTHON_FOO_SUBDIR+ is not
+ specified, it defaults to +PYTHON_FOO_SUBDIR+.
+
* +PYTHON_FOO_ENV+, to specify additional environment variables to
pass to the Python +setup.py+ script (for both the build and install
steps). Note that the infrastructure is automatically passing