[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 2/2] modem-manager: Update to version 1.7.990

Carlos Santos casantos at datacom.ind.br
Tue Feb 20 15:56:31 UTC 2018


> From: "Julien Boibessot" <julien.boibessot at free.fr>
> To: "Carlos Santos" <casantos at datacom.ind.br>, "Thomas Petazzoni" <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>, "Jared Bents"
> <jared.bents at rockwellcollins.com>
> Cc: "buildroot" <buildroot at buildroot.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:57:44 AM
> Subject: Re: [Buildroot] [PATCH v2 2/2] modem-manager: Update to version 1.7.990

> Hello,
> 
> Thomas, Carlos, Jared,
> 
> On 19/02/2018 22:23, Carlos Santos wrote:
>>> From: "Thomas Petazzoni" <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>
>>> To: "Carlos Santos" <casantos at datacom.ind.br>
>>> Cc: "Jared Bents" <jared.bents at rockwellcollins.com>, "buildroot"
>>> <buildroot at buildroot.org>
>>> Sent: Monday, February 19, 2018 5:05:04 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [Buildroot] [PATCH v2 2/2] modem-manager: Update to version 1.7.990
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> On Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:03:04 -0300 (BRT), Carlos Santos wrote:
>>>
>>>>> Are you sure 1.7.990 isn't a development version ? Interestingly, their
>>>>> Git repo has no tag with this name:
>>>>> https://cgit.freedesktop.org/ModemManager/ModemManager/refs/tags. It
>>>>> has a 1.8-rc1 version. So it does feel like 1.7.x might be a
>>>>> development version. Could you double check this ?
>>>> It is a development version. That's why I submitted an update to the
>>>> latest release version, which is 1.6.12:
>>>>
>>>>     https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/871059/
>>> When is the final 1.8.x version expected ? If it's in the very near
>>> future (i.e before 2018.05-rc1), then we could accept the 1.7.x bump for
>>> now, and move to 1.8.x when it lands. Otherwise, I'd prefer to stick
>>> with 1.6.x for now.
>> The announcement message[1], from Sun Jan 21, informs that 1.7.990
>> corresponds to 1.8-rc1. From the list of 1.5.99x releases, which spans
>> several months, I believe that 1.8 will unlikely be released before
>> the end of February.
>>
>> Notice that I'm sympathetic to upgrading the Buildroot package to
>> 1.7.990, since this release includes the quectel plugin. Currently I
>> need to maintain that change as a local patch in my BR2_LOCAL.
>>
>> 1.
>> https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/modemmanager-devel/2018-January/006157.html
>>
> 
> +1 to bump modemmanager to 1.7.990, as it adds support for Sierra
> EM7565, which I'm using. But for me, beside bump of libqmi to 1.20.0, it
> also requires bump of libmbim to 1.16.0.

It's on the "next" branch, already:

    https://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=0a726eab68b4f8c8a760da049fd538fb35f4d201

-- 
Carlos Santos (Casantos) - DATACOM, P&D
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