[Buildroot] Proposal to remove patches from patchwork, or find adopters

jordi montagne jordi.montagne66 at gmail.com
Thu May 7 06:54:26 UTC 2015


Hi.
I'm always interested by this patch :
[v2,1/1] board: add support for Xilinx zc706

And someone has added a tested-by.

Jordi

On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 11:53 PM, Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On April 21th, I sent a personal reminder to all the patch authors who
> had patches older than 15 days pending in Buildroot's patchwork.
>
> Since then, a number of authors have responded to indicate whether they
> are still interested or not by their patches, which is great.
>
> However, a fairly significant portion of the patches have not been
> given any feedback by their respective authors. I have triaged the
> answers from the authors, and classified such patches. The list of such
> patches follows. Note that the authors of such patches are again added
> in the To: field of this e-mail, to get their attention.
>
> I hereby propose to mark all those patches as "Rejected" on May 21 (i.e
> one month after the reminder), if the authors still haven't expressed
> interest and nobody else volunteered to adopt the patch. I believe we
> can't keep for months or years patches that the original author has
> lost interest in, and nobody else seems to be interested in.
>
> Let me know if you agree or disagree with this proposal.
>
> Volunteers interested in adopting one or several of the below patches,
> please speak up.
>
> Here is the list of such patches:
>
>  * [1/2] Makefile: Fix target-purgelocales
>  * [RFC,2/2] barebox: Add possibility to build also barebox xloader (MLO).
>  * [1/3] ccache: change compilercheck to use compiler and toolchain info
>  * [v3,5/5] board: add support for the Fri2 board
>  * [v7,1/2] adding bootloader option for iso9660 filesystem image
>  * [v7,2/2] add bootloader isolinux for iso9660 filesystem image
>  * [v2] Add Marble package.
>  * [v1] Python script to check package version
>  * socfpga-cyclone5 Dev board support
>  * Reduce need for BR2_HOSTARCH_NEEDS_IA32_COMPILER
>  * [6/7,v3] package/petitboot: Add petitboot, the userspace bootloader
>  * [7/7,v3] Add powerpc64 petitboot defconfig
>  * [1/1] libssh2: fix library search path issues when zlib support enabled
>  * [RFC] Separate target-building make targets from image-building make targets
>  * [2/2] ntp: prevent keyword-gen failure during ntp_keyword.h check
>  * [lua,V4,4/4] lua-iconv: new package
>  * [1/1] ti-wl12xx_target_scripts: new package
>  * [v2] wpa_supplicant: Add NL80211 support option
>  * [v2] qt: add gst-plugins-base dependency to multimedia module
>  * [1/1] toybox: new package
>  * Fix selection of bootloaders from $(BR2_EXTERNAL)
>  * [RFC/PATCH] linux: remove the zImage before rebuild
>  * [v3] autobuilder: branch support
>  * [1/1] Fix nfs server for a read only rootfs
>  * RFC: [PATCH 1/1] check-updates.py: Adds CVE check
>  * [v3] uboot-tools: Allow users to use uboot's sources
>  * [1/2] Use package framework to manage skeleton
>  * [2/2] Change deps between $(TARGET_DIRS) and rootfs-dirs
>  * [50/51] protobuf-c: bump version
>  * [51/51] protobuf: bump version
>  * wireshark: remove RPATH tag
>  * [V3,4/5] c-icap: new package
>  * [V3,5/5] c-icap-modules: new package
>  * [v2,1/4] libfm-extra: new package
>  * [v2,2/4] menu-cache: new package
>  * [v2,3/4] libfm: new package
>  * [v2,4/4] pcmanfm: bump version to 1.2.3
>  * [v4,1/9] Makefile: don't depend on the umask
>  * [v4,2/9] Makefile: don't depend on current skeleton/overlay permissions
>  * [v4,3/9] toolchain/helpers.mk: use --chmod on rsync
>  * [v4,4/9] pkg-generic.mk: don't depend on external package permissions
>  * [v4,6/9] scripts: mkmakefile: set umask before calling BR's makefile
>  * [1/1] Fix npm module cross compilation, use up-to-date npm and install modules globally
>  * [1/1] package/iojs: new package
>  * spidev_test: use the one from the kernel we build
>  * [1/3] fs/iso9660: allow building a hybrid ISO image
>  * [3/3] docs/manual/beyond-buildroot: building and testing live-CDs
>  * [RFC,3/4] opengl-registry: Also provide DRI interface
>  * [RFC,4/4] xorg-server: Depends on libgl to enable DRI/GLX
>  * [v2,2/2] python-jinja2: allow build as host-package
>  * [1/1] qt5base: add option for custom qconfig file
>  * [1/2,RFC] LLVM: Added package
>  * [2/2,RFC] mesa3d: Use LLVM as the shader compiler when applicable
>  * [PATCHv3,for,next,1/2] toolchain-external: improve lib subdirectory matching
>  * [PATCHv3,for,next,2/2] toolchain: create symlink to 'lib' from ARCH_LIB_DIR iso fixed lib32/lib64
>  * xc3sprog: new package
>  * [1/1] package/x11r7/xapp_xfs: Fix linking error
>  * linux: adjust fixup logic for ktap
>  * gettext: add dependency on host-libxml2 for host-gettext.
>  * [2/2] fs: add custom fakeroot script support
>  * [1/1] Added package gmock
>  * [1/1] package/systemd: journald should use volatile storage
>  * [1/1] gmock: new package
>  * [1/1] bash: added option to disable locale support
>  * [v2,1/1] Makefile: add target to clean targetfs
>  * [v2,1/1] board: add support for Xilinx zc706
>  * [v2] busybox: add option for standalone telnetd on target
>  * toolchain-external: fix gdbserver copying for ARC GNU tools
>  * [2/2] bfin: put the libc link path of the flat shared and sep data formats before the sysroot link path
>  * [RFC,v2,1/5] aarch64: add big endian(aarch64_be) support
>  * [RFC,v2,2/5] aarch64: ilp32: handle special file name
>  * [RFC,v2,3/5] aarch64: ilp32: add ilp32 compiler and linker flags
>  * [RFC,v2,4/5] aarch64: ilp32: add ilp32 build config
>  * [RFC,v2,5/5] aarch64: ilp32 defconfig examples
>  * [1/1] busybox: add conditional dependency on libselinux (v2)
>
> Thanks,
>
> Thomas Petazzoni
> --
> Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
> Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
> http://free-electrons.com


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