[Buildroot] [PATCH] u-boot: add config option to disable general patches
jacmet at uclibc.org
Fri Jan 9 11:26:38 UTC 2009
>>>>> "Ulf" == Ulf Samuelsson <ulf.samuelsson at atmel.com> writes:
Ulf> I can see a few alternatives.
Ulf> 1) Get rid of the patches, and introduce the possibility
Ulf> to select a prepatched version with these patches
I take it that's already there with your BR2_U_BOOT_SITE addition?
Ulf> 2) Keep the patches and prune them once
Ulf> they are in mainstream.
Ulf> I am only interested in maintaing one set of patches
Ulf> for one version, so as I mentioned before,
Ulf> I submitted about half a dozen patches the last two days
Ulf> and it looks like they can enter the main tree,
Ulf> with maybe a little rework.
We'll see how they are received, We'll need to get rid of them sooner
or later atleast.
Ulf> 3) Do it the same way I did the Advanced Linux support
Ulf> Keep target/u-boot, but allow patches
Ulf> to be taken from the target/device/<whatever>
Ulf> In this case, the patches would go into
Ulf> The last option is appealing.
Yes, or more generally - Provide more flexibility for the U-Boot/Linux
source, see my earlier mail.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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