[bitbake-devel] [PATCH] cooker: warn if user specifies a target listed in ASSUME_PROVIDED

Paul Eggleton paul.eggleton at linux.intel.com
Thu Nov 14 14:57:54 UTC 2013

If the user explicitly asks to build a target that is listed in the
value of ASSUME_PROVIDED, show a warning mentioning that it will be

Signed-off-by: Paul Eggleton <paul.eggleton at linux.intel.com>
 lib/bb/cooker.py | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/lib/bb/cooker.py b/lib/bb/cooker.py
index 0580cd5..267d19e 100644
--- a/lib/bb/cooker.py
+++ b/lib/bb/cooker.py
@@ -1268,6 +1268,11 @@ class BBCooker:
         if len(pkgs_to_build) == 0:
             raise NothingToBuild
+        ignore = (self.data.getVar("ASSUME_PROVIDED", True) or "").split()
+        for pkg in pkgs_to_build:
+            if pkg in ignore:
+                parselog.warn("Explicit target \"%s\" is in ASSUME_PROVIDED, ignoring" % pkg)
         if 'world' in pkgs_to_build:

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