[RFC PATCH] treewide: drop librt and libpthread packages

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh henrique at nic.br
Fri Nov 19 03:12:05 PST 2021

On 19/11/2021 06:06, Felix Fietkau wrote:
> On 2021-11-18 12:58, Jo-Philipp Wich wrote:
>> To clean this situation up somewhat and to simplify binary package
>> dependecies for all of the potential musl, glibc and uclibc cases, drop
>> those packages and move libpthread.so as well as librt.so into the main
>> libc package for those libc implementations that happen ship them as
>> extra shared libraries.
>> Signed-off-by: Jo-Philipp Wich <jo at mein.io>

> I think this is a good idea. How about adding PROVIDES:=librt libpthread 
> to the libc package in order to avoid breaking non-core packages that 
> still depend on those?

I second that request :-)  Adding the mentioned PROVIDES would make life 
easier for [third-party] packages that support older OpenWRT releases, 
and which can't simply "drop" those dependencies because they are needed 
on older OpenWRT.

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
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