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From: "Burton, Ross" <ross.burton@intel.com>
To: "Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)" <bartosz.woronicz@nokia.com>
Cc: "yocto@yoctoproject.org" <yocto@yoctoproject.org>
Subject: Re: Where should I append Yocto bitbake task to create work folder symlink ?
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 13:56:22 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJTo0LZj0YE1SyYLr_cUtEQPU9Gm_JHg7996fYM+Pq4jMMX-1A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <56B9EEC7.8010303@nokia.com>

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On 9 February 2016 at 13:51, Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw) <
bartosz.woronicz@nokia.com> wrote:

> Here is the whole bbclass
> *: *
>
> DESCRIPTION = "Creates symlink to the latest version workdir of the
> package"
>
> do_latest_link() {
>     if [ -n "${WORKDIR}" ]; then
>         linkname="$(dirname ${WORKDIR})/latest"
>         rm -f $linkname
>         ln -s $(basename ${WORKDIR}) $linkname
>     fi
> }
> addtask latest_link after do_unpack
>
> do_unpack[postfuncs] += "do_latest_link"
>
>
> But for better understanding I made the more throughout look into the
> documentations. I found the information about "postfuncs" you talk about
> [1]. However, the tasks description [2] doesn't say anything about
> including the task in the process, it just describes the demanded order
> that the task is put ( addtask something after|before othertask ).
>
> That is so, until I read "3.6. Variable Flags"  [3]. Where is quite
> clearly stated those variables control functionality and *dependencies*.
> The documentation is quite unclear in that case.
>

If you're using a postfunc you don't need to addtask at all: using
postfuncs means you don't need to have a separate task at all.

Ross

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  reply	other threads:[~2016-02-09 13:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-02-03 10:13 Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-03 10:28 ` Burton, Ross
2016-02-03 14:16   ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-03 15:40     ` Burton, Ross
2016-02-04 11:03       ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-03 11:05 ` Maciek Borzecki
2016-02-04 11:07   ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-08 13:20     ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-08 13:44       ` Maciek Borzecki
2016-02-09  8:37         ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-09  9:10           ` Burton, Ross
2016-02-09 13:51             ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)
2016-02-09 13:56               ` Burton, Ross [this message]
2016-02-10 14:00                 ` Woronicz, Bartosz ( NSN - PL/Wroclaw)

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