Re: [PATCH 2/2] builddeb: allow building without headers/firmware packages

From: Riku Voipio
Date: Fri Nov 25 2016 - 07:24:37 EST

On 18 October 2016 at 05:12, Andrew Donnellan
<andrew.donnellan@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 26/08/16 18:17, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
>> Currently, the deb-pkg and bindeb-pkg targets create multiple packages for
>> the kernel binaries, headers, userspace headers and firmware.
>> For developers who generate Debian packages as part of their development
>> workflows, it's often not necessary to generate all these packages.
>> Allow the creation of the linux-headers, linux-libc-dev and linux-firmware
>> packages to be disabled if the environment variables KDEB_NO_HEADERS,
>> Signed-off-by: Andrew Donnellan <andrew.donnellan@xxxxxxxxxxx>

> Ping :)

I'm not a big fan of this patch. It adds some complexity as evident by
extra indent
level it adds. On practice developers would end up passing a long command line
with all KDEB_NO* variables.


>> On top of d3e2773c4ede5c62d2a92dae20e3a09b1ca55b6e in kbuild#rc-fixes
> This of course is now in mainline.
> --
> Andrew Donnellan OzLabs, ADL Canberra
> andrew.donnellan@xxxxxxxxxxx IBM Australia Limited
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