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authorNathan Lynch <ntl@pobox.com>2012-06-17 11:53:59 (GMT)
committer Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>2012-07-02 05:28:34 (GMT)
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docs: update LIBFOO_SITE to describe use of filesystem paths
Buildroot supports the use of local filesystem paths in LIBFOO_SITE since the 2011.11 release, but this is not documented in the manual. Fix this and slightly reword the surrounding doucmentation accordingly. Signed-off-by: Nathan Lynch <ntl@pobox.com> Acked-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Acked-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
-rw-r--r--docs/manual/adding-packages-gentargets.txt21
1 files changed, 14 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/docs/manual/adding-packages-gentargets.txt b/docs/manual/adding-packages-gentargets.txt
index cfcee8c..918580e 100644
--- a/docs/manual/adding-packages-gentargets.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/adding-packages-gentargets.txt
@@ -156,13 +156,18 @@ information is (assuming the package name is +libfoo+) :
package directory inside Buildroot will be applied to the package
after extraction.
-* +LIBFOO_SITE+ may contain the Internet location of the package. It
- can either be the HTTP, FTP or SCP location of a tarball, or the URL
- of a Git, Subversion, Mercurial or Bazaar repository (see
- +LIBFOO_SITE_METHOD+ below). +
- SCP URLs should be of the form +scp://[user@]host:filepath+. Note
- that filepath is relative to the user's home directory, so you may want
- to prepend the path with a slash for absolute paths:
+* +LIBFOO_SITE+ provides the location of the package, which can be a
+ URL or a local filesystem path. HTTP, FTP and SCP are supported URL
+ types for retrieving package tarballs. Git, Subversion, Mercurial,
+ and Bazaar are supported URL types for retrieving packages directly
+ from source code management systems. A filesystem path may be used
+ to specify either a tarball or a directory containing the package
+ source code. See +LIBFOO_SITE_METHOD+ below for more details on how
+ retrieval works. +
+ Note that SCP URLs should be of the form
+ +scp://[user@]host:filepath+, and that filepath is relative to the
+ user's home directory, so you may want to prepend the path with a
+ slash for absolute paths:
+scp://[user@]host:/absolutepath+. +
If +HOST_LIBFOO_SITE+ is not specified, it defaults to
+LIBFOO_SITE+. If none are specified, then the location is assumed
@@ -172,6 +177,8 @@ information is (assuming the package name is +libfoo+) :
+LIBFOO_SITE=http://www.libfoosoftware.org/libfoo+ +
+LIBFOO_SITE=http://svn.xiph.org/trunk/Tremor/+ +
+LIBFOO_SITE=git://github.com/kergoth/tslib.git+
+ +LIBFOO_SITE=/opt/software/libfoo.tar.gz+
+ +LIBFOO_SITE=$(TOPDIR)/../src/libfoo/+
* +LIBFOO_SITE_METHOD+ may contain the method to fetch the package
source code. It can either be +wget+ (for normal FTP/HTTP downloads