On Thu, Nov 02, 2017 at 04:19:03PM +0100, Guillermo Rodriguez Garcia wrote:
> 2017-11-02 13:38 GMT+01:00 Michael Olbrich <m.olbr...@pengutronix.de>:
> > > > 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
> > > > build it.
> > > >
> > >
> > > But then when I do ptxdist targetinstall <pkg-name>, the .ipk will be
> > > built, but will the files also be added to sysroot? The latter is what I
> > > would like to avoid...
> > Why? Sysroot is not used for the target rootfs. Do the files conflict with
> > other packages? In this case, you could define a custom <pkg>.install.post
> > target in the package makefile. That's the stage that copies the files to
> > sysroot-target.
> Sorry for the confusion, I think I am mixing the sysroot-target with the
> target rootfs. The actual question should have been:
> When I do ptxdist targetinstall <pkg-name>, the .ipk will be built, files
> copied to sysroot etc.
> If I now recreate the rootfs images (via ptxdist images), will the files
> this .ipk (which has now been built) be included? This is what I want
> to avoid.
> The reason as you point out is that these files conflict with other
That's what lazy packages are for. The rootfs images are created from the
ipkgs. All lazy packages are excluded from the default package list, so
those wont be included in the rootfs images.
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