[PATCH] Add option to not install wayland-scanner

Abhijit Potnis abhijitpotnis at gmail.com
Tue Jul 23 21:16:50 PDT 2013


This is how upstream yocto does it .


There are these issues like the CLOEXEC when compiling on older host, that
why we intend to restrict building wayand at just the scanner.

You may chose which ever way that fits good.


On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 5:54 PM, Mike Lothian <mike at fireburn.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi
> I was just wondering if anyone was interested in this patch or had any
> suggestions on how I could improve it
> Regards
> Mike
> On 16 Jul 2013 00:48, "Mike Lothian" <mike at fireburn.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I compile wayland for both 32bit and 64bit concurrently but unfortunately
>> the 32bit wayland-scanner always took precedence over the 64bit one
>> I worked around this by disabling the 32bit build of wayland-scanner
>> This had the unforeseen issue of creating different headers between the
>> 32bit and 64bit builds as a stale wayland scanner was being used to create
>> the 32bit version
>> This is what happened in bug
>> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=66716
>> I've created a patch that adds a new option to only disable the install
>> of wayland-scanner which fixes things for me
>> I'm not sure how much appetite there would be in including this upstream
>> but it's a small patch that I don't see causing much harm
>> Regards
>> Mike
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