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

Ulf Samuelsson ulf.samuelsson at atmel.com
Fri Jan 30 20:05:10 UTC 2009

fre 2009-01-30 klockan 20:28 +0100 skrev Peter Korsgaard:
> >>>>> "Ulf" == Ulf Samuelsson <ulf.samuelsson at atmel.com> writes:
> Hi,
>  Ulf> HC has all these patches in the kernel-headers directory in his
>  Ulf> tree.  I thought initially that was a little risky.
>  Ulf> I therefore tried putting them in the avr32 specific parts, 
>  Ulf> but I have seen strange effects on some packages.
>  Ulf> That is why I tried this approach.
> Just split up the patches and put the kernel header _FIXES_ in
> toolchain/kernel-headers, just like all other architectures do.
> The leftovers you can but under target/device/Atmel.
>  Ulf> Have read a little bit more on the kernel-headers, 
>  Ulf> and it appears that I can keep the stuff in the
>  Ulf> AVR32 parts and then define 
>  Ulf> KERNEL_HEADERS_PATCH_DIR=target/device/Atmel/arch-avr32/2.6.[27.6|28.2]
>  Ulf> for AVR32 targets.
>  Ulf> Does that make sense?
> I would prefer to have the kernel headers stuff together for all
> archs, the amount (and size of) patches is normally very limited.

Since HC has direct contact with the tool guys,
I will let him decide and implement.
One of the patches which was needed, is the largest one.

Ulf Samuelsson

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