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authorGravatar Luca Ceresoli <luca@lucaceresoli.net>2015-09-28 18:10:33 +0200
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2015-10-02 21:12:18 +0100
commitc7ed1243a51352789b8130ebdd692b75b1e8cf07 (patch)
treed384a3f22e2d9057b77a9d30c982eabe18100792 /docs
parent947f20f269c76960d9b38b46719d1ae6a9354a5f (diff)
docs/manual: FOO_SITE must not have a trailing slash
This has been the best practice since a long time, but it was not clearly stated in the manual. Now it is mandatory, so mention it explicitly. Signed-off-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca@lucaceresoli.net> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
index 4c12b42da8..40798c0283 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-generic.txt
@@ -227,7 +227,9 @@ information is (assuming the package name is +libfoo+) :
* +LIBFOO_SITE+ provides the location of the package, which can be a
URL or a local filesystem path. HTTP, FTP and SCP are supported URL
- types for retrieving package tarballs. Git, Subversion, Mercurial,
+ types for retrieving package tarballs. In these cases don't include a
+ trailing slash: it will be added by Buildroot between the directory
+ and the filename as appropriate. Git, Subversion, Mercurial,
and Bazaar are supported URL types for retrieving packages directly
from source code management systems. There is a helper function to make
it easier to download source tarballs from GitHub (refer to
@@ -246,7 +248,7 @@ information is (assuming the package name is +libfoo+) :
+LIBFOO_SITE=http://www.libfoosoftware.org/libfoo+ +
+LIBFOO_SITE=http://svn.xiph.org/trunk/Tremor+ +
+LIBFOO_SITE=/opt/software/libfoo.tar.gz+ +
- +LIBFOO_SITE=$(TOPDIR)/../src/libfoo/+
+ +LIBFOO_SITE=$(TOPDIR)/../src/libfoo+
* +LIBFOO_EXTRA_DOWNLOADS+ is a space-separated list of additional
files that Buildroot should download. If an entry contains +://+