[LEDE-DEV] [PATCH 2/2] download.mk: introduce a new variable SKIPHASH

Karl Palsson karlp at tweak.net.au
Thu Oct 26 03:35:59 PDT 2017

Baptiste Jonglez <git at bitsofnetworks.org> wrote:
> When calling a download target, hash verification is now
> completely skipped if the SKIPHASH variable is set.
> This allows to easily bump package version:
>     # Update PKG_VERSION in the package Makefile
>     $ make package/<mypackage>/download SKIPHASH=1 V=s
>     $ make package/<mypackage>/check FIXUP=1 V=s
> This will download the new version of the package, and then
> automatically update PKG_HASH with the hash of the new version.
> Of course, it is still the responsibility of the packager to
> ensure that the new tarball is legitimate, because it is
> downloaded from a possibly untrusted source.
> Fixes: b30ba14e ("scripts/download.pl: fail loudly if provided
> hash is unsupported") Signed-off-by: Baptiste Jonglez
> <git at bitsofnetworks.org>

Until/if your new documentation project takes off, please
consider adding this to the "how to package" doc pages. none of
these extra magical parameters are discoverable in any way right
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