staging.bbclass: Might as well drop the applications, fonts and pixmap directories from ${datadir}

Submitted by Richard Purdie on Aug. 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m. | Patch ID: 35347


Message ID 1345909645.14369.112.camel@ted
State Accepted
Commit c9fdd2fd108fa557d8f60339405447b4ea4d6f64
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Richard Purdie Aug. 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.
These cause various file conflicts and aren't useful within the sysroot anyway. We might
as well remove them. Whitelisting the contents of ${datadir} that *is* useful might
be a better option in future.

Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <>

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diff --git a/meta/classes/staging.bbclass b/meta/classes/staging.bbclass
index 8b3dcb4..82624cb 100644
--- a/meta/classes/staging.bbclass
+++ b/meta/classes/staging.bbclass
@@ -53,6 +53,7 @@  sysroot_stage_dirs() {
 	sysroot_stage_dir $from${datadir} $to${datadir}
 	# We don't care about docs/info/manpages/locales
 	rm -rf $to${mandir}/ $to${docdir}/ $to${infodir}/ ${to}${datadir}/locale/
+	rm -rf $to${datadir}/applications/ $to${datadir}/fonts/ $to${datadir}/pixmaps/
 sysroot_stage_all() {