[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/7] linux: use the package infrastructure to download patches

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Sun Mar 22 15:15:08 UTC 2015

On 15/03/15 16:14, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
>> > It would be convenient to use linux patches generated by git format-patch
>> > command like for other packages.
> You in fact can already do that, if you use BR2_GLOBAL_PATCH_DIR.
> Regarding whether we should switch from linux-*.patch to *.patch, I
> don't know. It might break the build for people having various patches
> in the directory point by BR2_LINUX_KERNEL_PATCH. But maybe we should
> break the build for them at some point, and get to a situation where we
> are consistent.

 I would say, break the build. But in a separate patch of course :-)


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