[yocto] Incremental rebuild doesn't pick up FILES changes.

Kaz Kylheku (poky) 442-103-8455 at kylheku.com
Wed Mar 6 14:26:45 PST 2019

On 2019-03-06 12:29, Burton, Ross wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Mar 2019 at 20:14, Kaz Kylheku (poky)
> <442-103-8455 at kylheku.com> wrote:
>> So, the issues are now is that
>> FILES_${PN}_remove = "${libdir}/python2.7/encodings"
>> in fact does not work, as I believed.
> Have a look at python.bb.  Specifically:
> PACKAGES_remove = "${PN}"
> There is no PN being packaged.

Ah, okay; this is because it's been split into various sub-packages. So 
we have to operate on "-core".
The .json manifest brings these into the "core" package:


I don't want all of encoders, just the utf_8.py and the aliases 

So I'm guessing this should be

   FILES_${PN}-core_remove =

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