Re: how to add a "-dev" package to host SDK?

Andre McCurdy

On Mon, May 3, 2021 at 7:55 AM Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@...> wrote:

colleague asks a simple question (and i'm not in front of my dev box
at the moment so i can't verify what i'm about to suggest): how to add
the header files in a given "-dev" package to the host component of
the SDK?
The implication of that is that you want to use a header file from a
host component of the SDK to be able to compile additional tools etc
to run on the host after the SDK has been created?

Normally the SDK tools etc which run on the host are all compiled as
part of creating the SDK, not afterwards.

i haven't spent a lot of time messing with SDKs (that is about to
change), but as i read it, if one wants to add the contents of any
given development package to the host SDK, it would look like:

TOOLCHAIN_HOST_TASK_append = " nativesdk-fubar-dev"

i have no idea what the rationale is here, i'm just trying to
address the question, which in addition asks, "if you add something
like that to the host side, is it automatically added to the target
It's not.

i'm pretty sure it isn't, but i can check that after i log in. i
have no idea what they're up to here, i just want to answer the


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