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authorChong Lu <>2015-03-11 23:14:55 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <>2015-03-22 09:25:50 +0000
commit747333764231d0320bdefbcf192b2589e70c58a1 (patch)
treef609a73bcb038c591e76b9888715a69362cb03b0 /meta/recipes-extended
parent415be16794dfe9122e6eedff950bede2070008ed (diff)
tar: set acpaths to avoid "Argument list too long" error
There would be an error when the TMPDIR is long/deep, for example when len(TMPDIR) = 410 while our supported longest value is 410: aclocal: error: cannot open xxx autoreconf: aclocal failed with exit status: 1 ERROR: autoreconf execution failed. Let aclocal use the relative path for the m4 file rather than the absolute would fix the problem. [YOCTO #6138] Signed-off-by: Chong Lu <> Signed-off-by: Robert Yang <> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>
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1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/meta/recipes-extended/tar/ b/meta/recipes-extended/tar/
index fb5db78f69..de2ed3108e 100644
--- a/meta/recipes-extended/tar/
+++ b/meta/recipes-extended/tar/
@@ -10,6 +10,12 @@ inherit autotools gettext texinfo
EXTRA_OECONF += "DEFAULT_RMT_DIR=${base_sbindir}"
+# Let aclocal use the relative path for the m4 file rather than the
+# absolute since tar has a lot of m4 files, otherwise there might
+# be an "Argument list too long" error when it is built in a long/deep
+# directory.
+acpaths = "-I ./m4"
EXTRAINSTALL = "do_install_extra"
EXTRAINSTALL_class-nativesdk = ""