[Buildroot] obtaining linux kernel from git

Cristi Magherusan Cristi.Magherusan at net.utcluj.ro
Tue May 18 21:02:41 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-01-12 at 10:01 +0000, William Wagner wrote:
> On 11/01/2010 21:50, Grant Likely wrote:
> > I posted a patch doing this a while ago, but I didn't pursue it and it
> > didn't get merged.
> >
> > http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2008-October/023215.html
> >
> >    
> The patch looks great. The only thing I think could be improved is 
> setting BR2_LINUX26_VERSION. Need this so that BR2_PACKAGE_LINUX_KCONFIG 
> gets set to something sensible (default is 
> $(BR2_BOARD_PATH)/$(BR2_BOARD_NAME)-linux-$(BR2_LINUX26_VERSION).config).
> Not sure what it would be best to set BR2_LINUX26_VERSION to, could just 
> be "git" although if you specify a different branch I think that might 
> be better
> Will resubmit some patches once I'm done.
> Will

Any news about this? 

I'm interested in this feature and I would really like to see it merged.
What else needs to be done in order to achieve this goal?


Cristi Măgherușan, alumnus System/Network Engineer
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
http://cc.utcluj.ro  +40264 401247
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