Patchwork rsync doesn't create hardlinks for certain files

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Submitter Amy Fong
Date Nov. 29, 2012, 2:24 p.m.
Message ID <20121129142403.GA28905@windriver.com>
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Permalink /patch/39879/
State Accepted
Commit 1e05183289dbf77ebb1e7aa3375525a7d97eaf0f
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Amy Fong - Nov. 29, 2012, 2:24 p.m.
commit 4205a4c5d959643cf6c186e0939e202fb6006b82
Author: Amy Fong <Amy.Fong@windriver.com>
Date:   Thu Nov 29 09:21:49 2012 -0500

    rsync cannot create hardlink for node file when use option
    --link-dest=DIR.
    
    By default, rsync's configure file disables certain capabilities when
    crosscompiling.
    
    Signed-off-by: Amy Fong <Amy.Fong@windriver.com>
---
 rsync_3.0.9.bb |    6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/meta/recipes-devtools/rsync/rsync_3.0.9.bb b/meta/recipes-devtools/rsync/rsync_3.0.9.bb
index 8fb0140..74eacc9 100644
--- a/meta/recipes-devtools/rsync/rsync_3.0.9.bb
+++ b/meta/recipes-devtools/rsync/rsync_3.0.9.bb
@@ -14,6 +14,12 @@  EXTRA_OECONF += "--disable-xattr-support --disable-acl-support"
 do_configure_prepend () {
 	rm -f configure configure.sh
 	cp -f ${WORKDIR}/acinclude.m4 ${S}/
+
+	# by default, if crosscompiling, rsync                                                           
+	# disables a number of capabilities, hardlinking                                                 
+	# symlinks and special files (ie devices)
+	export rsync_cv_can_hardlink_special=yes
+	export rsync_cv_can_hardlink_symlink=yes 
 }
 
 do_configure_append () {