[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] libnl: split into smaller libraries

Alexandru Ardelean ardeleanalex at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 10:13:14 EDT 2015

On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 4:50 PM, Felix Fietkau <nbd at openwrt.org> wrote:

> On 2015-09-17 15:05, Alexandru Ardelean wrote:
> > From: Alexandru Ardelean <aa at ocedo.com>
> >
> > The idea is that we may only need the libnl core,
> > or libnl-route or libnl-nf libs, but maybe not all of them.
> >
> > This way we can select which ones we need without bloating the
> > firmware image too much.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Alexandru Ardelean <ardeleanalex at gmail.com>
> Maybe it would be better to have libnl as a metapackage selecting
> libnl-core + the other ones. The way you split the package, you might be
> breaking some packages that depend on it.
> Or did you review all of the packages to ensure that they only need the
> core?
> - Felix

Good point.
I only took a look at base packages.

Looking through the packages feed, there's keepalived , ibrcommon, kismet,
bmon and aircrack-ng that depend on libnl.
Other feeds don't have libnl deps.

I'll check if libnl is sufficient and if not, implement your suggestion.

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