[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 3/3] treewide: rename DEVICE_TYPE to DEFAULT_TYPE

Matthias Schiffer mschiffer at universe-factory.net
Fri May 29 19:18:34 EDT 2020

On 5/30/20 1:04 AM, mail at adrianschmutzler.de wrote:
>> The variable is used rarely enough that we could well make this a bit more 
>> verbose. "TARGET_DEVICE_TYPE"? If it weren't for the busybox config change 
>> (which seems hacky to me at best*), we could also go with something like 
>> TARGET_PACKAGEGROUP, as the package selection would be the only thing 
>> controlled by this variable... 

Hmm, at a glance, I still find this very ambiguous. Rather than "the type
(of what?) for the default packages", someone who doesn't know the build
system might interpret it as "the default type of the packages" (What would
that even mean? RPM vs. DEB vs. OPKG like OE supports?)


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