[Buildroot] Avoiding patching kernel with uneeded things

Bernhard Fischer rep.dot.nop at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 08:50:52 UTC 2007


On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 10:03:40PM +0200, Ulf Samuelsson wrote:
>Today we first patch the headers with
>	"linux-$(LINUX_HEADERS_VERSION)-\*.patch{,.gz,.bz2}"
>and then with the openswan patches, if openswan is selected.
>
>
>If we added a line to patch an architecture specific patch,
>I.E:
>	"linux-$(LINUX_HEADERS_VERSION)-\*.patch{,.gz,.bz2}"
>	"$(ARCH)-linux-$(LINUX_HEADERS_VERSION)-\*.patch{,.gz,.bz2}"
>	openswan
>then the AVR32 patches would only be applied, if the BR2_avr32 is set.
>
>
>The AVR32 patches would have to be renamed of course.
>
>Any disagreement?

Just put your atmel patches into target/ATMEL/kernel-patches so they
don't interfere with other arches.



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