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From: Markus Lehtonen <markus.lehtonen@linux.intel.com>
To: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>,
	<openembedded-core@lists.openembedded.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] kernel.bbclass: copy .config instead of moving
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:39:12 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <19CCFDE4-E8FC-4B6A-BFD4-BCB6E14922C8@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1450441360.8461.37.camel@linuxfoundation.org>

Hi Richard,



On 18/12/15 14:22, "Richard Purdie" <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:

>On Fri, 2015-12-18 at 10:39 +0200, Markus Lehtonen wrote:
>> Copy kernel .config from ${S} to ${B}, instead of moving it. This
>> prevents mangling the source tree, which is undesirable e.g. when
>> externalsrc is used.
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Markus Lehtonen <markus.lehtonen@linux.intel.com>
>> ---
>>  meta/classes/kernel.bbclass | 2 +-
>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>> 
>> diff --git a/meta/classes/kernel.bbclass
>> b/meta/classes/kernel.bbclass
>> index 4ce1611..7de9f20 100644
>> --- a/meta/classes/kernel.bbclass
>> +++ b/meta/classes/kernel.bbclass
>> @@ -338,7 +338,7 @@ kernel_do_configure() {
>>  	touch ${B}/.scmversion ${S}/.scmversion
>>  
>>  	if [ "${S}" != "${B}" ] && [ -f "${S}/.config" ] && [ ! -f
>> "${B}/.config" ]; then
>> -		mv "${S}/.config" "${B}/.config"
>> +		cp "${S}/.config" "${B}/.config"
>>  	fi
>>  
>>  	# Copy defconfig to .config if .config does not exist. This
>> allows
>
>I'm not sure about this, doesn't this trigger the kernel to see ${S} as
>being 'dirty' and cause other issues when you try and do out of tree
>builds with it?

That shouldn't be a problem as the kernel .gitignore ignores .config (or '.*' to be more specific). There are other tasks that make changes to the kernel source tree, as well, like do_kernel_metadata.


>It also means we have two copies of "config" around which can end up
>being different and confuse users no end :(.

Yes, I must agree. What do you think if ${B}/.config would be a symlink to ${S}/.config? I.e.
+               ln -s "${S}/.config" "${B}/.config"




Thanks,
  Markus





  reply	other threads:[~2015-12-18 12:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-12-18  8:39 [PATCH 0/5] devtool: create kernel config fragment Markus Lehtonen
2015-12-18  8:39 ` [PATCH 1/5] devtool: extract: use the correct datastore for builddir Markus Lehtonen
2015-12-18  8:39 ` [PATCH 2/5] kernel.bbclass: copy .config instead of moving Markus Lehtonen
2015-12-18 12:22   ` Richard Purdie
2015-12-18 12:39     ` Markus Lehtonen [this message]
2015-12-18 14:18       ` Richard Purdie
2015-12-18 15:48         ` Markus Lehtonen
2015-12-18  8:39 ` [PATCH 3/5] devtool: extract: cleanup srctree Markus Lehtonen
2015-12-18  8:39 ` [PATCH 4/5] cml1.bbclass: copy .config to S if externalsr is in use Markus Lehtonen
2015-12-18  8:39 ` [PATCH 5/5] devtool: update-recipe: create kernel config fragment Markus Lehtonen

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