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(further to our conversation here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/47557262/how-to-download-the-torvalds-linux-kernel-master-recompile-it-and-boot-it-wi/49349237?noredirect=1#comment103838604_49349237)
However, when I run
I'm guessing that I don't understand linking or rebuilding properly. I thought it would be as simple as
Can you help me get my changes to busybox's
I really appreciate your help so far, and this repo is so valuable.
I think Buildroot uses per package timestamps to quickly decide if something needs to be rebuilt.
So when you want to rebuilt it, you must explicitly request it with the
From this repo, you can do that with something like (untested):
Note however that the cleaner solution is to keep your busybox source out of tree in a git submodule as done for most packages under submodules/, apply all per package Buildroot patches, and tell Buildroot to use it with BR2_EXTERNAL: https://buildroot.org/downloads/manual/manual.html#outside-br-custom