[Buildroot] Patchwork oldest patches cleanup #6 (deadline February 2)

Stephan Hoffmann sho at relinux.de
Tue Jan 21 09:39:14 UTC 2014

On 21.01.2014 09:18, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:
> Hi Stephan,
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 8:58 AM, Stephan Hoffmann <sho at relinux.de> wrote:
>> Am 20.01.2014 22:06, schrieb Thomas De Schampheleire:
>>> All,
>>> Here is session 6 of the patchwork cleanup. For those who haven't
>>> followed previous sessions, here is a quick recap: every session we'll
>>> be posting the list of the 10 oldest patches, with the original patch
>>> contributors in copy. During two weeks, we have the opportunity to
>>> discuss the patch, whether it is still necessary or not, how it should
>>> be changed to be merged.
>>> In particular, I'm interested in knowing if the original contributor is
>>> still interested by the patch, or if someone else is interested in
>>> adopting the patch and sending an updated version, or if the patch no
>>> longer makes sense due to other changes made in Buildroot.
>> .....
>>> ...
>>> Linux: enable local Linux tarball in config
>>> Stephan Hoffmann <sho at relinux.de>
>>> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/217204
>> Thomas, all,
>> I still think that this would be a useful feature for buildroot,
>> especially when dealing with soc or boards that come with a kernel
>> tarball from the vendor that is not easily accessible online.
> I just looked at your patch, but it is not needed to achieve what you
> want. If you specify:
> file:///path/to/local/file
> then the site method will be automatically set to file (just tested).
> Could you verify that this indeed fits your use case?
Yes, it does, and it does with the old buildroot I had then, too. So my
patch is obsolete, please remove it. I do not remember why I did not
find this last year.


> Thanks,
> Thomas

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