[Buildroot] [PATCH] uclibc: patch 0.9.31 for avr32, to add __kernel_long_t and __kernel_ulong_t data types

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Nov 15 09:23:38 UTC 2013

Dear Thomas De Schampheleire,

On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 10:03:44 +0100, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:

> A few buildroot developer days ago, we said we'd like to get rid of
> architecture-specific patching. IIRC avr32 was the only architecture
> having such patches. Is it possible to make such patches 'common' in
> the sense that they are always named .patch and thus applied for all
> architectures?
> If the contents should really only be applied to avr32, is it a
> possibility to use some #ifdef inside the patch?

In the specific case of this patch, it modifies only avr32-specific
header files, so I don't quite see why it needs to be
named .patch.avr32 instead of just .patch.

Especially since anyway 0.9.31 can only be enabled for the AVR32

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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