[bitbake-devel] [PATCH 1/1] command: Add command to invalidate parse cache
paul.eggleton at linux.intel.com
Thu Sep 14 04:09:32 UTC 2017
On Tuesday, 12 September 2017 11:05:50 PM NZST Paul Eggleton wrote:
> On Tuesday, 12 September 2017 10:41:36 PM NZST Richard Purdie wrote:
> > On Tue, 2017-09-12 at 22:10 +1200, Paul Eggleton wrote:
> > > If we make a change to the metadata within a tinfoil-using script
> > > and then attempt to run tasks using build_targets(), the change won't
> > > get noticed. Add an explicit command that will set the internal flag
> > > to
> > > force reloading the cache and thus pick up the changes. This will be
> > > used in OE by the devtool source extraction rework.
> > >
> > > Part of the fix for [YOCTO #11198].
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Paul Eggleton <paul.eggleton at linux.intel.com>
> > > ---
> > > lib/bb/command.py | 3 +++
> > > 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> > Just a quick sanity check. Why won't the change get noticed? Any file
> > writes should be seen by the inotify code which would invalidate the
> > cache? This could mean we're not watching some dependency we should be?
> > or is it that the commands aren't triggering a reparse due to ordering
> > somehow? I'd like to understand this more before we add this...
> That's a good question, and you may well be right. I can look into it more
You were right - disregard this patch, I'm about to send a new series with a
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