[Buildroot] target/device/Atmel kernel patches

Ulf Samuelsson ulf.samuelsson at atmel.com
Thu Jan 29 22:04:57 UTC 2009


tor 2009-01-29 klockan 20:04 +0100 skrev Peter Korsgaard:
> >>>>> "Ulf" == Ulf Samuelsson <ulf.samuelsson at atmel.com> writes:
> 
>  >> No, but we're doing a bunch of cleanups now - And as I mentioned before,
>  >> the arch-arm directory seems a bit extreme as it is.
> 
>  Ulf> I much prefer that we avoid doing this under time pressure
>  Ulf> and come to an agreememt on how to do a good implementation
>  Ulf> after the first release.
> 
> Ok, but I guess we can atleast remove the support for 2.6.21.1 (as
> there's 2.6.21.5) and 2.6.26-rc3 (as there's 2.6.26) ?

OK, go ahead, but you need to update the 
arch-at91/Config.in.linux.patches as well.



>  >> I don't think adding a bunch of special case handling to buildroot to
>  >> download AT91 patches from somewhere is a better solution. We should
>  >> rather generalize the setup so you can handle it outside BR and just
>  >> point BR to a repo or a directory full of patches.
>  >> 
> 
>  Ulf> I am for generic solutions, but not at the expense of ease of use.
>  Ulf> That is why it needs some pondering, before a solution is selected.
> 
> I'm not for ease of use over everything else, it also has to be
> manageable for the developers - But yes, the easier we can make it to
> use at the same time, the better.
> 

BR
Ulf Samuelsson




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