[OE-core] one more curiosity about oe-buildenv-internal: what's with BBEXTRA?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Thu Mar 22 00:20:53 CET 2012
On Wed, 21 Mar 2012, Richard Purdie wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-03-21 at 19:02 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > apparently, given the following in oe-buildenv-internal:
> > BITBAKEDIR="$OEROOT/bitbake$BBEXTRA/"
> > you can use BBEXTRA to use a different bitbake directory than the
> > default. is this a debugging aid? are normal users meant to know
> > about this? i don't see any mention of it anywhere. in fact, from
> > the top level of oe-core:
> > $ grep -r BBEXTRA *
> > scripts/oe-buildenv-internal:BITBAKEDIR="$OEROOT/bitbake$BBEXTRA/"
> > $
> I was responsible for this one a long time ago and it was simply a
> development aid. I was probably its main user although I haven't used it
> in a while. We don't have multiple versions of bitbake being used
> heavily anymore, thankfully.
is it worth just removing? i can send in a patch unless you'd
rather quietly keep it around.
Robert P. J. Day Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA
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