[uClibc] Re: More buildroot updates

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Sun Dec 26 07:39:27 UTC 2004


On Friday 24 December 2004 08:48 am, Thomas Cameron wrote:
> This brings me to dependencies. As an example, `nano` requires `ncurses`.
> The way buildroot _used_ to handle this was to make sure `ncurses` was
> built before building `nano`, by modifying the file nano.mk. This is
> probably the simplest way to implement dependencies, but is also prone to
> errors. Any thoughts? Without making buildroot _too_ complicated, I would
> assume.

yeah, this is still done in the .mk files ... i guess we could just make sure 
the .mk files do it right (since they have to) and then just let the user 
'fix' any build problems after that (adding missing packages to their list, 
etc...)
-mike



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