patch.bbclass: Ensure the DATE and SRCDATE variable exclusions apply to the correct function

Submitted by Richard Purdie on Jan. 13, 2012, 4:27 p.m. | Patch ID: 19303


Message ID 1326472043.15389.42.camel@ted
State Accepted
Commit bd047935305c872b565f30b46c94b7077e5fb3a2
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Richard Purdie Jan. 13, 2012, 4:27 p.m.
People have noticed that sstate is now getting invalidated very readily. The
issue is that the code using these variables was factored into a new function
but the variable exclusion was not. This patch moves the variable exclusion
to the correct place allowing the sstate checksums to work correctly.

Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>

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diff --git a/meta/classes/patch.bbclass b/meta/classes/patch.bbclass
index 335d02e..471c32b 100644
--- a/meta/classes/patch.bbclass
+++ b/meta/classes/patch.bbclass
@@ -105,6 +105,8 @@  def should_apply(parm, d):
 	return True, None
+should_apply[vardepsexclude] = "DATE SRCDATE"
 python patch_do_patch() {
 	import oe.patch
@@ -155,7 +157,7 @@  python patch_do_patch() {
-patch_do_patch[vardepsexclude] = "DATE SRCDATE PATCHRESOLVE"
+patch_do_patch[vardepsexclude] = "PATCHRESOLVE"
 addtask patch after do_unpack
 do_patch[dirs] = "${WORKDIR}"