[meta-ti] [RFC][PATCH 1/5] linux-mainline 3.2: kernel recipe based on mainline 3.2.16 with additional patches for e.g. beagleboard on top

Koen Kooi koen at dominion.thruhere.net
Thu May 3 10:20:47 PDT 2012

Op 3 mei 2012, om 19:15 heeft Denys Dmytriyenko het volgende geschreven:

> It's a heavy patch, but my question is - how is it different from linux-3.0 we 
> already have, besides the version upgrade to 3.2? Why is it called 
> linux-mainline, the old linux recipe is also mainline with beagle patches.
> Basically, I'm trying to understand 2 things here:
> - what's the difference between this beagle patch set and the one applied on 
> top of e.g. 3.0.28? Is it a different dev model, goals, owner or anything else

Pretty much the same, with less PM. The goal is to keep moving closer to mainline and to a recent mainline version. With this update we'll be using the same kernel Robert Nelson uses for his ubuntu builds.

> - why the name change with -mainline suffix?

To namespace it like we planned for our u-boot recipes, a number of layers have linux_3.2.bb recipes that would clash :( I'm not really fond of it, but that's the price we pay for all these layers.



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