On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 06:28:14PM +0100, Guillermo Rodriguez Garcia wrote:
> For a ptxdist BSP I am managing I need to create a "hotfix" package to
> patch a number of files on already deployed devices.
> This package will only be used on devices which are already deployed, and
> its files should not be part of the rootfs images if the platform is
> rebuilt. Is it possible to have ptxdist build an .ipk package that will not
> be included in the filesystem images ?
> I was hoping that marking the package as "M" in ptxdist menuconfig would do
> the trick :) but that doesn't do what I thought.
It can be used like that, but for a single package, it's a bit complex.
If you use the regular images, then you can create a "lazy" package.
Just create a normal package and then modify the makefile like this:
"PACKAGES-$(PTXCONF_..." -> "LAZY_PACKAGES-$(PTXCONF_..."
The package will not be added to the rootfs, however, it will not be built
by default either. So you need to run "ptxdist targetinstall <pkg-name>" to
Pengutronix e.K. | |
Industrial Linux Solutions | http://www.pengutronix.de/ |
Peiner Str. 6-8, 31137 Hildesheim, Germany | Phone: +49-5121-206917-0 |
Amtsgericht Hildesheim, HRA 2686 | Fax: +49-5121-206917-5555 |
ptxdist mailing list