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* Support for multiple BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIRGravatar Ryan Barnett2013-12-251-8/+12
| | | | | | | | | | | | Adding support for specifying multiple directories in BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR. This will allow for a layered approach for the patching of a package. Signed-off-by: Ryan Barnett <rjbarnet@rockwellcollins.com> Cc: Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin@gmail.com> Cc: Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout@mind.be> Reviewed-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
* Config.in: Add a menu around BR2_EXTERNAL configuration optionsGravatar Peter Korsgaard2013-12-081-0/+5
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | To make it clear to the user that these options are external to Buildroot and no support is provided by the Buildroot community. With this, there's no need to recommend people to their options inside a menu, so remove that from the documentation. Kconfig nicely allows us to hide the menu completely if BR2_EXTERNAL isn't used, so make use of that to not confuse people. It would be nice if we could add some help text to explain the BR2_EXTERNAL stuff as well, but that isn't supported on menus :/ Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
* core: allow external Config.in/makefile code to be integratedGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2013-12-081-0/+2
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This commit allows the BR2_EXTERNAL directory to contain Config.in and Makefile code, which gets integrated into the Buildroot build logic: - Buildroot automatically includes the $BR2_EXTERNAL/Config.in in the top-level configuration menu. - Buildroot automatically includes the BR2_EXTERNAL/external.mk in the build logic, so it can for example be used to include other .mk files that define package recipes. This is typically intended to be used to create target packages in the BR2_EXTERNAL directory, but can also be used for bootloaders, host packages, or other custom make logic. We also add a dummy Config.in file in support/dummy-external/ to ensure that the source "$BR2_EXTERNAL/Config.in" line will point to an existing file even when BR2_EXTERNAL is not used by the user. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Reviewed-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Tested-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Acked-by: Ryan Barnett <rjbarnet@rockwellcollins.com> Tested-by: "Samuel Martin" <s.martin49@gmail.com> Acked-by: "Samuel Martin" <s.martin49@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
* core: introduce the BR2_EXTERNAL variableGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2013-12-081-0/+4
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This commit introduces the BR2_EXTERNAL environment variable, which will allow to keep Buildroot customization (board-specific configuration files or root filesystem overlays, package Config.in and makefiles, as well as defconfigs) outside of the Buildroot tree. This commit only introduces the variable itself, and ensures that it is available within Config.in options. This allows us to use $BR2_EXTERNAL in a 'source' statement in Config.in. Following patches extend the usage of BR2_EXTERNAL to other areas (packages and defconfigs). In details, this commit: * Introduces the BR2_EXTERNAL Kconfig option. This option has no prompt, and is therefore not visible to the user and also not stored in the .config file. It is automatically set to the value of the BR2_EXTERNAL environment variable. The only purpose of this BR2_EXTERNAL Kconfig option is to allow $BR2_EXTERNAL to be properly expanded when used inside Kconfig source statements. * Calculates the BR2_EXTERNAL value to use. If passed on the command line, then this value is taken in priority, and saved to a .br-external hidden file in the output directory. If not passed on the command line, then we read the .br-external file from the output directory. This allows the user to not pass the BR2_EXTERNAL value at each make invocation. If no BR2_EXTERNAL value is passed, we define it to support/dummy-external, so that the kconfig code finds an existing $(BR2_EXTERNAL)/package/Config.in file to include. * Passes the BR2_EXTERNAL into the *config environment, so that its value is found when parsing/evaluating Config.in files and .config values. Signed-off-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Reviewed-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Tested-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Acked-by: Ryan Barnett <rjbarnet@rockwellcollins.com> Tested-by: "Samuel Martin" <s.martin49@gmail.com> Acked-by: "Samuel Martin" <s.martin49@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
* core: add BR2_HOSTARCH_NEEDS_IA32_COMPILER optionGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2013-12-011-0/+6
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Some bootloaders (such as Grub) need to be built for x86 (i.e IA32) even if the target architecture is x86-64. However, when the target architecture is x86-64, the cross-compiler generated by Buildroot is not able to generate 32 bits code. To solve this, we will rely on the host compiler being a x86 + x86-64 compiler. Therefore, this commit introduces the BR2_HOSTARCH_NEEDS_IA32_COMPILER option, which tells the dependency checking logic to verify that the host compiler is indeed capable of building x86 32 bits code. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
* Config.in files: whitespace cleanupGravatar Thomas De Schampheleire2013-11-111-1/+1
| | | | | | | | | | This patch fixes the following whitespace problems in Config.in files: - trailing whitespace - spaces instead of tabs for indentation - help text not indented with tab + 2 spaces Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
* toolchain: refactor Stack Smashing Protection supportGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2013-09-151-0/+17
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This commit refactors how Stack Smashing Protection support is handled in Buildroot: *) It turns the BR2_TOOLCHAIN_BUILDROOT_USE_SSP option into an option that only enables the SSP support in uClibc, when using the internal toolchain backend. *) It adds an hidden BR2_TOOLCHAIN_HAS_SSP option that gets enabled when the toolchain has SSP support. Here we have the usual dance: glibc/eglibc in internal/external backend always select this option, in the case of uClibc/internal, it gets selected when BR2_TOOLCHAIN_BUILDROOT_USE_SSP is enabled, in the case of uClibc/external, there is a new configuration option that the user must select (or not) depending on whether the toolchain has SSP support. *) It adds a new options BR2_ENABLE_SSP in the "Build options" menu, to enable the usage of SSP support, by adding -fstack-protector-all to the CFLAGS. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* downloads: add basic CVS supportGravatar Gustavo Zacarias2013-09-131-0/+4
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | The support is for pserver mode anonymous CVS. source-check is based on login since many servers don't support or have ls/rls disabled. Usage is pretty straightforward. PKG_SITE defines the site hostname and remote directory. The module is defined by the bare package name. Version is date based. Signed-off-by: Gustavo Zacarias <gustavo@zacarias.com.ar> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Config.in: Fixup after BR2_ELF2FLT got renamed to BR2_PACKAGE_HOST_ELF2FLTGravatar Axel Lin2013-09-091-2/+2
| | | | | | | | | The BR2_ELF2FLT option has been renamed to BR2_PACKAGE_HOST_ELF2FLT, thus use the new name to fix dependency. Signed-off-by: Axel Lin <axel.lin@ingics.com> Acked-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* config: reorder top-level menuGravatar Yann E. MORIN2013-08-281-3/+3
| | | | | | | | | | | Reorder the entries in the top-menu, in a more significant order. Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Cc: Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin+buildroot@gmail.com> Cc: Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout@mind.be> Acked-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Acked-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Remove BR2_HAVE_DEVFILESGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2013-07-041-8/+0
| | | | | | | | | | | | This finally removes the BR2_HAVE_DEVFILES option, that was used to install/keep development files on target. With the recent migration of the internal backend to the package infrastructure, we had anyway lost the ability to build gcc for the target, and install the uClibc development files on the target. [Peter: also remove support/scripts/copy.sh] Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* rework patch modelGravatar Simon Dawson2013-03-191-0/+15
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | At the Buildroot Developers Meeting (4-5 February 2013, in Brussels) a change to the patch logic was discussed. See http://elinux.org/Buildroot:DeveloperDaysFOSDEM2013 for details. In summary: * For patches stored in the package directory, if package/<pkg>/<version>/ does exist, apply package/<pkg>/<version>/*.patch, otherwise, apply package/<pkg>/*.patch * For patches stored in the global patches directory, if $(GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR)/<pkg>/<version>/ does exist, apply $(GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR)/<pkg>/<version>/*.patch, otherwise, apply $(GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR)/<pkg>/*.patch This patch adds the new BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR configuration item, and reworks the generic package infrastructure to implement the new patch logic. [Peter: fixup doc nits as pointed out by Thomas] Signed-off-by: Simon Dawson <spdawson@gmail.com> Acked-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Tested-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Acked-by: Samuel Martin <s.martin49@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Config.in: move BR2_DEFCONFIG to Build options menu.Gravatar Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind)2013-02-071-12/+12
| | | | | | | As suggested by gustavoz. Signed-off-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Make savedefconfig save to a configured file.Gravatar Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind)2013-02-051-0/+12
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Store BR2_DEFCONFIG in .config, and use it to update the original input defconfig file after updating the configuration. When a config is created by using the BR2_DEFCONFIG=... option, this is saved in the .config file; later runs of savedefconfig will update that same location. It is also possible to configure this place in the interactive configuration. The BR2_DEFCONFIG value itself is not saved into the generated defconfig, since Kconfig considers it at its default. This is intentional, to avoid hard-coding an absolute path in the defconfig. It will anyway be set again when the defconfig is used with the 'make BR2_DEFCONFIG=... defconfig' command. As a side-effect of this change, the *config options have been moved out of the BR2_HAVE_DOT_CONFIG condition. This doesn't make any functional difference, because the .config is still not read for the *config targets. However, the defconfig and savedefconfig targets do need to include .config now, which makes them slightly slower. [Peter: slightly tweak help text] Signed-off-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Acked-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca@lucaceresoli.net> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Infrastructure to warn the user about missing 32 bits librariesGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2013-01-061-0/+6
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Many users trying to use external toolchains on x86-64 machines get a very confusing message: "Can't execute cross-compiler" They get this message because they forgot to install the 32 bits compatibility libraries that are needed to run binaries compiled for x86 on x86-64 machines. Since this is the case for both external toolchains and certain binary-only tools like SAM-BA, we add a new Kconfig option BR2_HOSTARCH_NEEDS_IA32_LIBS, that packages must select if they need the 32 bits compatibility libraries. When this option is enabled, dependencies.sh checks that the 32 bits dynamic library loader is present on the system, and if not, it stops and shows an error. The path and name of the 32 bits dynamic loader is hardcoded because it is very unlikely to change, as it would break the ABI for all binaries. Also, it is worth noting that the check will be done even if we're running on a 32 bits machine. This is harmless, as 32 bits machines necessarily have the 32 bits dynamic loader installed, so the error will never show up in this case. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* pkg-infra: introduce errors for legacy APIGravatar Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind)2012-11-301-0/+2
| | | | | | | | | | | | | As discussed in the BR developer days, we want to be more strict about API changes in buildroot. I.e., we want to make it less likely that a user's customizations break down after upgrading buildroot. A first step is to make sure that the user is warned about API changes. This patch introduces Makefile.legacy and Config.in.legacy, which will issue clear error messages for such situations. Signed-off-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Deprecate the support for the toolchain on targetGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2012-11-171-0/+4
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | As discussed during the ELCE 2012 Buildroot Developers Meeting, we no longer want to support the possibility of building a toolchain for the target. None of the core developers have any use for this, it has been known to be broken or cause problems for a long time without anyone providing fixes for it. In addition to this, Buildroot is inherently a cross-compilation tool, so the usage of a native toolchain on the target is not really useful. Many newcomers are tempted to use this possibility even though it is clearly not the intended usage of Buildroot. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Split target/Config.in.arch into multiple Config.in.* in arch/Gravatar Thomas Petazzoni2012-11-041-1/+1
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | target/Config.in.arch had become too long, and we want to remove the target/ directory. So let's move it to arch/ and split it this way: * An initial Config.in that lists the top-level architecture, and sources the arch-specific Config.in.<arch> files, as well as Config.in.common (see below) * One Config.in.<arch> per architecture, listing the CPU families, ABI choices, etc. * One Config.in.common that defines the gcc mtune, march, mcpu values and other hidden options. [Peter: space->tab fix, mipsel64 little endian, mips3 as noted by Arnout] Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* New top-level directory: systemGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2012-11-041-1/+1
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This directory groups the following elements: * the default root filesystem skeleton * the default device tables * the Config.in options for system configuration (UART port for getty, system hostname, etc.) * the make rules to apply the system configuration options Even though the skeleton and device tables could have lived in fs/, it would have been strange to have the UART, system hostname and other related options into fs/. A new system/ directory makes more sense. As a consequence, this patch also removes target/Makefile.in, which has become useless in the process. [Peter: fixup TARGET_SKELETON settings / documentation to match] Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Acked-by: Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Acked-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Remove BR2_SOURCEFORGE_MIRROR variableGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2012-08-291-16/+0
| | | | | | | | | Now that all packages have been converted to use the downloads.sourceforge.net URLs that automatically selects an available Sourceforge mirror, we can get rid of the BR2_SOURCEFORGE_MIRROR configuration variable. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
* Mention that BR2_SOURCEFORGE_MIRROR is deprecatedGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2012-08-241-0/+4
| | | | Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
* Package downloads: allow restricting to primary site onlyGravatar Thomas De Schampheleire2012-07-221-0/+18
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This patch adds a new config option BR2_PRIMARY_SITE_ONLY that, when set, restricts package downloads to the specified BR2_PRIMARY_SITE. If the package is not present on the primary site, the download fails. This is useful for project developers who want to ensure that the project can be built even if the upstream tarball locations disappear. [thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com: Extend config option help message with more details coming from the commit log. Added a dependency on the fact that a primary site has been defined. Without any primary site (the default configuration), this new option does not make any sense.] Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Acked-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
* add host arch detection and Kconfig BR2_HOSTARCHGravatar Francois Perrad2012-07-181-0/+4
| | | | | | | | | This will allow to install binary package only if they are supported by the host. As example Atmel SAM-BA (x86 only). Signed-off-by: Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD <plagnioj@jcrosoft.com> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Acked-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be>
* automatically set PARALLEL_JOBS when BR2_JLEVEL is 0Gravatar Nathan Lynch2012-06-241-3/+5
| | | | | | | | | | | When BR2_JLEVEL is 0, set PARALLEL_JOBS to double the number of CPUs detected. This allows one to more or less fully utilize the host system without manually tuning the configuration. Also make 0 the default value for BR2_JLEVEL. Signed-off-by: Nathan Lynch <ntl@pobox.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* build: add option to exclude executables/dirs from being strippedGravatar Thomas De Schampheleire2012-06-231-0/+19
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sometimes it may be desirable to keep debug symbols for some binaries and libraries on the target. This commit introduces the config option BR2_STRIP_EXCLUDE_FILES, which is interpreted as a list of such binaries and libraries, and the option BR2_STRIP_EXCLUDE_DIRS, which indicates directories excluded from stripping entirely. These exclusions are passed to the find command in the target-finalize step. Signed-off-by: Sven Neumann <s.neumann@raumfeld.com> Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Acked-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* ccache: allow dynamic selection of cache directoryGravatar Thomas De Schampheleire2012-05-181-0/+7
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The existing ccache infrastructure sets the cache directory hardcoded in the ccache binary. As this directory was set to ~/.buildroot-ccache, the cache is not necessarily local (e.g. in corporate environments the home directories may be mounted over NFS.) Previous versions of buildroot did allow to set the cache directory, but this was also hardcoded (so you had to rebuild ccache to change it), plus that support was removed. See http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2011-July/044511.html for a discussion on this. This patch modifies ccache to respect a new shell variable (exported from the Makefile, based on a configuration option) instead of CCACHE_DIR. The name CCACHE_DIR itself is already used by autotargets for the ccache package. Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* config: improve help text and prompt for debugging related optionsGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2012-03-151-12/+20
| | | | | | | | | | The help text for the choice of different stripping levels is removed, since it is not displayed by menuconfig. Instead, only the per-option help text is visible, so this text is improved. [Peter: slightly reworked text] Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* debug: do not force installation of gdbserverGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2012-03-151-1/+0
| | | | | | | | | | The BR2_ENABLE_DEBUG option selects the compilation and installation of gdbserver on the target. This is a bit restrictive, especially for external toolchains, which may already contain a gdbserver on the target. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* ccache: set COMPILERCHECK to 'none'Gravatar Thomas Petazzoni2012-03-081-0/+7
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This allows ccache to re-use its cache contents even if the compiler binary mtime has changed. It is the simplest approach to solve this problem, and it works for the internal, external and crosstool-ng toolchain backends. Of course, it leaves the user responsible for invalidating the cache when necessary, but there doesn't seem to be a real good solution that allows both to: 1/ keep the cache contents accross builds and re-use it and 2/ invalidate the cache automatically when the compiler chances in an incompatible way. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Add basic config infrastructure for host utilitiesGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2012-02-021-0/+2
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Most of the host packages don't have to be exposed to the user as they are only used as build dependencies of target packages. However, some host utilities, such as flashing utilities, image creation programs, specific debuggers, might be useful and should be presented to the user. Therefore, we have a new global menu, which lists those host utilities. These utilities are described in package/*/Config.in.host files, which will be sourced by package/Config.in.host. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Acked-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca@lucaceresoli.net> Acked-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Add support for packages stored in Mercurial (hg) repositoriesGravatar Thomas De Schampheleire2011-11-271-0/+4
| | | | | | | Add support for packages stored in Mercurial (hg) repositories. Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* GENTARGETS: add support for scp://Gravatar Thomas De Schampheleire2011-11-271-1/+12
| | | | | | | | | | | | This patch adds support for scp:// both for use in the package Makefiles, as for the BR2_PRIMARY_SITE variable. This patch was based on the work of Richard Guy Briggs (see https://bugs.busybox.net/show_bug.cgi?id=3343). [Peter: small whitespace fixes] Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Add support for local packages through 'file://' pseudo-protocolGravatar David Wagner2011-09-301-0/+4
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This can be used this way : <pkg>_VERSION = 42 <pkg>_SITE = file:///some/local/directory <pkg>_SOURCE = mypkg-$(<pkg>_VERSION).tar.bz2 Can be useful to integrate a home-made project or for testing purposes. The default command to retrieve files is 'cp' but 'rsync' could also be used. Through sshfs, it should also be possible to get non-public remote files on a ssh server. [ Thomas Petazzoni: use $(PKG)_SITE and $(PKG)_SOURCE variables instead of $(1) and $(2) ] [ Peter: don't append $(QUIET), cp doesn't handle -q] Signed-off-by: David Wagner <david.wagner@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* package: add configuration option to specify a local override fileGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2011-09-291-0/+10
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The user can now create a custom local override file to override the source directory for various packages. An example override file: ZLIB_OVERRIDE_SRCDIR = /tmp/zlib STRACE_OVERRIDE_SRCDIR = /opt/strace-4.5.20 would tell Buildroot to use the zlib and strace source code from the specified directories, instead of download, extracting and patching the code has done usually by Buildroot. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Makefile.package.in: Add BR2_XZCAT for LZMA compression typeGravatar Allan W. Nielsen2011-07-121-0/+7
| | | | | | Signed-off-by: Allan W. Nielsen <a@awn.dk> Acked-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Config.in: use kent.dl.sourceforge.net by defaultGravatar Peter Korsgaard2011-02-091-2/+2
| | | | | | | | | | Easynews has been down for a number of days, and it is no longer in the mirror list, so use the mirror from the University of Kent instead by default. At the same time fix the link to the sf mirror list. Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* debugging: do not require no strippingGravatar Mike Frysinger2011-02-071-2/+2
| | | | | | | | | | | | The stripping options operate on the final image and not the intermediate builds, so requiring stripping to be disabled just to enable debugging options doesn't make much sense. Especially when working with gdbserver: only the host needs the debugging information to be available. The board can run & debug perfectly fine without it. Acked-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* toolchain: introduce HOST_DIR optionGravatar Gustavo Zacarias2011-02-021-0/+10
| | | | | | | | | | | | Allow the user to define HOST_DIR in the config menu. This way when building an internal toolchain a separate (maybe shared) output directory may be defined and the toolchain can be used by multiple users and/or projects. Signed-off-by: Gustavo Zacarias <gustavo@zacarias.com.ar> Acked-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Config.in: Show BR version in titleGravatar Peter Korsgaard2011-02-021-1/+1
| | | | | | | Kconfig nowadays uses the mainmenu as the title, so add the version info here, similar to how it is done in the Linux kernel. Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* toolchain: move sysroot to host dirGravatar Gustavo Zacarias2010-12-281-13/+0
| | | | | | | | * Drop the BR2_STAGING_DIR option * Hardcode STAGING_DIR to $(HOST_DIR)/usr/TUPLE/sysroot Signed-off-by: Gustavo Zacarias <gustavo@zacarias.com.ar> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Re-add target/generic/Config.in options to menuconfigGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2010-12-161-0/+2
| | | | | | | | The options to customize the hostname, the banner and the serial port configuration are now inside a menu named 'System configuration'. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Stop referencing the crazy target/device stuffGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2010-12-161-1/+0
| | | | | | | | | | | | | We don't need Config.in and Makefile in target/device: defconfig files are sufficient to describe the specificities of a board (architecture, compilation flags, bootloader and kernel details, etc.). However, a placeholder such as target/device will be kept in order to host things such as kernel configuration files or various board-specific patches. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Move Config.in.mirrors out of target/deviceGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2010-12-151-1/+68
| | | | | | | | | Having Config.in.mirrors (which also to select various download sites) inside target/device sounds strange. This commit moves the contents of Config.in.mirrors directly into the main Config.in file. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* ccache: rework ccache managementGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2010-12-081-0/+8
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | * ccache is now a normal package (both for the host and the target). * ccache option is now part of the "Build options" menu. It will automatically build ccache for the host before building anything, and will use it to cache builds for both host compilations and target compilations. * bump ccache to 3.1.3 Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Remove support for shared configuration cacheGravatar Thomas Petazzoni2010-11-051-14/+0
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The configuration cache shared between packages, while being in principle a nice idea to speed-up the configuration of packages by avoiding repetitive identical checks, turned out to be unreliable due to the subtle differences between similar but not identical checks in different packages. After spending some time trying to fix those, we concluded that supporting the shared configuration cache is definitely too hard and too unreliable, and that we'd better get rid of it altogether. This patch therefore removes the shared configuration cache infrastructure and usage. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Config.in: wget: default to 3 retriesGravatar Peter Korsgaard2010-11-041-1/+1
| | | | | | | Wget's builtin default of 20 retries before the backup site is used is pretty excessive when a server is down. Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* config: use global version stringGravatar Yann E. MORIN2010-11-031-1/+1
| | | | | Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@anciens.enib.fr> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Makefile: move version string from Config.in into MakefileGravatar Yann E. MORIN2010-11-031-1/+1
| | | | | | | | | This re-instates writing the version string in .config headers, and no longer provides it as a kconfig symbol in .config (it is now a variable in the Makefile, and in the environment). Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@anciens.enib.fr> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
* Cleanup the VCS commands configurationGravatar Maxime Petazzoni2010-09-131-16/+8
| | | | | | | | | It's not really necessary to differenciate the commands for checking out or updating a repository. Only the path to the binary and eventual top-level flags are useful to configure. Signed-off-by: Maxime Petazzoni <maxime.petazzoni@bulix.org> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
* kick off 2010.11 developmentGravatar Peter Korsgaard2010-09-021-1/+1
| | | | | | Tree is open again. Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>