[Buildroot] [PATCH] tslib: needs kernel headers 3.12

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Fri Jan 20 13:46:13 UTC 2017


>>>>> "Baruch" == Baruch Siach <baruch at tkos.co.il> writes:

Hi,

 >> Isn't this a bit annoying for people using tslib on kernel olders than
 >> 3.12 ? Isn't there a simpler patch to tslib to avoid depending on
 >> headers >= 3.12 ?

 > The present build failure seems to be easy to fix by skipping the ts_uinput 
 > tool on pre 3.12 kernels. But since upstream explicitly states that 3.12 is 
 > the oldest supported kernel (see commit message link) we are on our own here.

I had the same idea originally, but as it isn't completely nontrivial to
disable the new code and against the wishes of upstream I decided to
leave that work for people needing it on pre-3.12 kernels.

With that said, if upstream isn't interested in integrating such a patch
then it isn't really nice having to carry it in Buildroot either.

-- 
Bye, Peter Korsgaard


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