[Bitbake-dev] [oe] A new bitbake extension: .bbappend files
dv at vollmann.ch
Sun Jul 18 18:01:31 CEST 2010
On 07/18/10 17:13, Chris Larson wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 3:06 AM, Detlef Vollmann <dv at vollmann.ch> wrote:
>> On 07/16/10 16:25, Richard Purdie wrote:
>>> For the specific case of paths, I have wondered if there would be a way
>>> to leverage help from bitbake in creating a sane set of search paths but
>>> I'm still thinking about that. This extension is good enough in its own
>>> right in my opinion to be worthwhile.
>> This might be true, but solving the general path problem would be
>> much more useful.
>> If you want to add a new version of e.g. gcc in your ovlerlay,
>> you have to pull over the whole gcc directory with all its .inc classes.
>> This can't be solved by .bbapend, or am I missing something?
> You can handle that today by adding to FILESPATHBASE. All file:// files
> from SRC_URI are located using FILESPATH, which is constructed from
> FILESPATHBASE, FILESPATHPKG, and OVERRIDES.
AFAIK this doen't work for include/require :-(
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