Re: [meta-gplv2][warrior][PATCH] bc: use u-a for bc as well

Ross Burton

Done, sorry.


On Fri, 21 Jun 2019 at 13:53, Martin Jansa <> wrote:

ping for warrior

On Tue, Jun 11, 2019 at 9:08 AM Martin Jansa <> wrote:

* bc can be provided by busybox as well (e.g. if you have your own
defconfig and forget to explicitly disable it:
* Miscellaneous Utilities
adjtimex (4.7 kb) (ADJTIMEX) [N/y/?] n
bbconfig (9.7 kb) (BBCONFIG) [N/y/?] n
bc (45 kb) (BC) [Y/n/?] (NEW) dc (36 kb) (DC) [Y/n/?] y
Use bc code base for dc (larger, more features) (FEATURE_DC_BIG) [Y] (NEW) y
Interactive mode (+4kb) (FEATURE_BC_INTERACTIVE) [Y/n/?] (NEW) Enable bc/dc long options (FEATURE_BC_LONG_OPTIONS) [Y/n] (NEW) beep (2.4 kb) (BEEP) [N/y/?] n
chat (6.3 kb) (CHAT) [N/y/?] n
conspy (10 kb) (CONSPY) [N/y/?] n
), causing conflict in u-a:

update-alternatives: Error: not linking /usr/bin/bc to /bin/busybox.nosuid since /usr/bin/bc exists and is not a link

and then whole do_rootfs or do_populate_sdk to fail because busybox postinst is failing:

do_populate_sdk: Postinstall scriptlets of ['busybox'] have failed. If the intention is to defer them to first boot,
then please place them into pkg_postinst_ontarget_${PN} (). Deferring to first boot via 'exit 1' is no longer supported.

Signed-off-by: Martin Jansa <>
recipes-extended/bc/ | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/recipes-extended/bc/ b/recipes-extended/bc/
index d8c8a86..3de1b24 100644
--- a/recipes-extended/bc/
+++ b/recipes-extended/bc/
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ SRC_URI[sha256sum] = "4ef6d9f17c3c0d92d8798e35666175ecd3d8efac4009d6457b5c99cea7

inherit autotools texinfo update-alternatives

+ALTERNATIVE_${PN} = "bc dc"

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