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authorRoss Burton <ross.burton@intel.com>2015-08-18 17:31:26 +0100
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2015-08-19 17:57:58 +0100
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binconfig-disabled: write an message to stderr to help confused developers
Often configure scripts or Makefiles that use the stub scripts written by binconfig-disabled fail mysteriously with no obvious problem. Attempt to solve this by writing an error to stderr which hopefully makes it to the logs. [ YOCTO #8169 ] Signed-off-by: Ross Burton <ross.burton@intel.com>
-rw-r--r--meta/classes/binconfig-disabled.bbclass3
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/meta/classes/binconfig-disabled.bbclass b/meta/classes/binconfig-disabled.bbclass
index 595cd096f51..602a669aa16 100644
--- a/meta/classes/binconfig-disabled.bbclass
+++ b/meta/classes/binconfig-disabled.bbclass
@@ -9,9 +9,10 @@ FILES_${PN}-dev += "${bindir}/*-config"
do_install_append () {
for x in ${BINCONFIG}; do
- echo "#!/bin/sh" > ${D}$x
# Make the disabled script emit invalid parameters for those configure
# scripts which call it without checking the return code.
+ echo "#!/bin/sh" > ${D}$x
+ echo "echo 'ERROR: $x should not be used, use an alternative such as pkg-config' >&2" >> ${D}$x
echo "echo '--should-not-have-used-$x'" >> ${D}$x
echo "exit 1" >> ${D}$x
done