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From: Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout@mind.be>
To: buildroot@busybox.net
Subject: [Buildroot] [RFC 4/4] board/acmesystems/aria-g25: set BR2_GENIMAGE_CFG_FILES
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2017 14:38:59 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <ffca4464-9f76-2430-b578-e6ce3354ebf5@mind.be> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <59b34755-2637-5330-84ab-9d47e177bd0a@andin.de>



On 05-04-17 08:38, Andreas Naumann wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Am 03.04.2017 um 15:54 schrieb Arnout Vandecappelle:
[snip]
>>  Coming back to the BR2_GENIMAGE_CFG_FILES option: actually it would make a
>> whole lot more sense if the genimage were executed under fakeroot, because then
>> we no longer need to generate the .ext2 subimage.
>>
>>  Still, there is hardly any advantage over having this as an explicit option
>> rather than configuring
>>
>> BR2_ROOTFS_POST_FAKEROOT_SCRIPT="support/scripts/genimage.sh"
>> BR2_ROOTFS_POST_SCRIPT_ARGS="-c path/to/my/genimage.cfg"
> 
> In fact, this is almost what i do right now. Just a rootfs.tar is created and
> subsequently processed by genimage (I have a small patch that allows genimage to
> be fed with a tar in additin to the input dir).

 I do think it's nicer to run it under fakeroot, rather than creating a tarball
that's not going to be used in the end. Especially because it ties in nicely
with any rootfs fixups that need to be done, e.g. splitting over several
filesystems.

 Regards,
 Arnout

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  reply	other threads:[~2017-04-05 12:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-03-29 14:51 [Buildroot] [RFC 0/4] add genimage Kconfig entry Etienne Phelip
2017-03-29 14:51 ` [Buildroot] [RFC 1/4] support/scripts: add generic genimage script Etienne Phelip
2017-03-30 22:51   ` Arnout Vandecappelle
2017-04-01 13:50   ` Thomas Petazzoni
2017-03-29 14:51 ` [Buildroot] [RFC 2/4] system: add option to pass genimage config files Etienne Phelip
2017-03-29 14:51 ` [Buildroot] [RFC 3/4] configs/raspberrypi3_defconfig: set BR2_GENIMAGE_CFG_FILES Etienne Phelip
2017-03-29 14:51 ` [Buildroot] [RFC 4/4] board/acmesystems/aria-g25: " Etienne Phelip
2017-03-30 22:51   ` Arnout Vandecappelle
2017-03-31  7:46     ` Andreas Naumann
2017-03-31 16:34       ` Arnout Vandecappelle
2017-04-03 13:01         ` Andreas Naumann
2017-04-03 13:54           ` Arnout Vandecappelle
2017-04-05  6:38             ` Andreas Naumann
2017-04-05 12:38               ` Arnout Vandecappelle [this message]
2017-04-01 13:51     ` Thomas Petazzoni
2017-04-03  9:06       ` Peter Korsgaard
2017-04-03  9:35         ` Arnout Vandecappelle
2017-04-04 21:34           ` Peter Korsgaard
2017-04-05 15:02             ` Arnout Vandecappelle
2017-04-05 16:14               ` Thomas Petazzoni
2017-04-10 13:44                 ` Étienne Phélip
2017-04-10 15:06                   ` Arnout Vandecappelle

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