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

Ross Burton

Whoops. Done :)

On Fri, 21 Jun 2019 at 14:18, Martin Jansa <> wrote:

No problem, thanks for quick response.

Looks like this patch wasn't merged in master as well (I thought it was), can you please push it as well.


On Fri, Jun 21, 2019 at 2:59 PM Burton, Ross <> wrote:

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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