[OpenWrt-Devel] [RFC]split DEVICE_TITLE in multiple variables

Paul Spooren mail at aparcar.org
Wed Jul 3 09:10:32 EDT 2019

On 7/3/19 1:02 PM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> Em 02/07/2019 14:01, Paul Spooren escreveu:
>> some days ago I wrote this proposal[0] to split DEVICE_TITLE in
>> DEVICE_VENDOR, DEVICE_MODEL and DEVICE_VARIANT (holding revisions and
>> storage sizes if applicable).
>> I extended the image.mk to to use the newly introduced variables if
>> DEVICE_TITLE is empty, meaning it can be used as a drop in.
>>     DEVICE_TITLE = $$(DEVICE_VENDOR) $$(DEVICE_MODEL)$$(if $$(value
>> This simplifies and unifies the DEVICE_TITLE creation and introduces the
>> possibility to search and sort devices based on vendor etc. A proof of
>> concept is available here[1].
>> In future PRs I'd rework existing targets (not only ath79 as in [0]) and
>> suggest developers adding new devices to use DEVICE_MODEL rather than
>> the full DEVICE_TILE in their patches.
>> I'd be happy to hear some comments!
> If this changes the DEVICE_TITLE of something, it would be really
> helpful to have a list of the affected DEVICE_TITLES (old and new)
> posted somewhere.
The device title stays the same.
> Other than that minor detail, thanks for doing this!

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