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

Alexander Kanavin alex.kanavin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 12:57:05 UTC 2019

On Tue, 26 Feb 2019 at 13:29, Otavio Salvador
<otavio.salvador at ossystems.com.br> wrote:

> > 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.

1.0 version is no longer used in either native or target, 1.1 version
is used in both cases, as they have the same file name and would then
The native use case is specific and controlled - running
update-ca-certificates. There is no guarantee that on target the
utility will not be used from somewhere else, making assumptions that
are true for perl version, but not true for our shell rewrite.


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