[Buildroot] svn commit:trunk/buildroot/target/device/Atmel/arch-avr32:kernel-patches-

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Sat Jan 3 07:58:31 UTC 2009

>>>>> "Ulf" == Ulf Samuelsson <ulf.samuelsson at atmel.com> writes:


 Ulf> The way it works now the patches are for a specific major/minor
 Ulf> combination but you select which kernel you want to use, and
 Ulf> then you select which patchset.  You can apply on top
 Ulf> of if you want to, but the name indicates which kernel
 Ulf> it was intended for, and the further away you go in terms of
 Ulf> major/minor revisions the higher the risk that the patch will
 Ulf> not apply.

But why are you checking in something that is already obsolete? Why
not base on right away?

 Ulf> When I get time, I will implement downloading the patchset
 Ulf> instead of storing it in the svn.
 Ulf> Then the size will go down.

And what about the older patches, can they go away?

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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