[yocto] Removing busybox
srifenbark at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 10:48:16 PST 2019
Sounds like this issue might have some documentation ripples when it
On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 10:46 AM Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 06:35:10PM +0000, Burton, Ross wrote:
> > On Wed, 27 Feb 2019 at 17:58, Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com> wrote:
> > > I'm not sure we can blacklist busybox from the build at this time
> > > (hddimg requires initramfs that requires busybox) but instead only
> > > remove it from the image and ensure it still builds.
> > Don't build an image with a initramfs?
> OK, so I've kicked things a bit harder again, and here's what I see as
> the (small) rub.
> $ git grep hddimg meta/conf/
> meta/conf/machine/include/x86-base.inc:IMAGE_FSTYPES ?= "hddimg"
> So yes, we can do a test with qemux86/qemux86-64 and documenting this in
> local.conf.sample is good (and a packagegroup that gives more 1:1
> functionality is on my TODO list somewhere). But it's also true that
> we'll get people with "I can't remove busybox and I tried what it says"
> posts since blindly pulling in hddimg gives at least:
> ERROR: Nothing RPROVIDES 'busybox-mdev' (but
> RDEPENDS on or otherwise requires it)
> That's the point I want to make, after throwing out a quick test build
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