Re: Trying to tweak a build with a setup.cfg file

Paul D. DeRocco

On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 3:52 PM, Paul D. DeRocco
<> wrote:

I'm trying to build python-matplotlib from the Danny branch of
meta-openembedded/meta-oe/recipes-devtools/python. I
need to add a
setup.cfg file to tweak the build, but I don't know how
to get it into the
right place.

I put the setup.cfg into a python-matplotlib
subdirectory in my recipes
directory, and added a python-matplotlib_1.1.0.bbappend
file which
contains the following lines:

PRINC := "${@int(PRINC) + 2}"
SRC_URI += "file://setup.cfg"

The file is being copied into

rather than

plotlib-1.1.0 where it needs to be. How do I push it
down a level?
From: Chris Larson

By default, anything in SRC_URI goes into ${WORKDIR}, not
${S}. You should be able to change this like so:

SRC_URI += "file://setup.cfg;subdir=matplotlib-${PV}"
Thanks. That'll get me over this hump.

While I was out at my daily workout, I was thinking about this. Is it
possible to mimic the directory structure in the metadata, in this case
pushing the file down a level, and then specifying that subdirectory name
in front of the filename in the SRC_URI, instead of as a "subdir" option
after it? Or must file:// always be followed by a simple filename?

I'd experiment with it, but I have a reallly slooow build system which
takes about fifteen minutes just to do the do_rootfs.


Ciao, Paul D. DeRocco
Christopher Larson
clarson at kergoth dot com
Founder - BitBake, OpenEmbedded, OpenZaurus
Maintainer - Tslib
Senior Software Engineer, Mentor Graphics

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