[OE-core] [PATCH] openssl: Use the c_rehash shell re-implementation for target

Otavio Salvador otavio.salvador at ossystems.com.br
Tue Feb 26 12:29:26 UTC 2019

Hello Alexander,

On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 9:20 AM Alexander Kanavin
<alex.kanavin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Feb 2019 at 12:36, Otavio Salvador <otavio at ossystems.com.br> wrote:
> > We had a c_rehash shell re-implementation being used for the native
> > package and there is no reason to not use it as well for the
> > target. This allows it to be available without the need of perl being
> > installed.
> I'd rather not deviate from the upstream, and use what the upstream
> provides. Especially considering that perl version does have command
> line options that the shell version does not, and the difference might
> increase in the future:
> c_rehash [-old] [-h] [-help] [-v] [dirs...]
> If you really really can't afford perl runtime on the target, and want
> the shell version, how about making it a PACKAGECONFIG?

Well, the c_rehash has a specific use case and this version is
/already/ in use on 1.0 (for both target and native) and on 1.1 for
native. If c_rehash is not good enough for use, we should remove it
from native as well.

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