[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 23:18:12 PDT 2012

Op 4 mei 2012, om 02:12 heeft Denys Dmytriyenko het volgende geschreven:

> On Thu, May 03, 2012 at 07:20:47PM +0200, Koen Kooi wrote:
>> 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.
> Ok, the whole series is now in.

Crap, it was still RFC. I'll try to get the wifi and audio fixes done ASAP now.

>>> - 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.
> Wouldn't linux-mainline_3.2.bb clash as well with another layer? I thought the 
> agreement was to have TI-specific namespacing, such as SoC family in the 
> name...

having the SoC name was just a side effect of using the tree-name (-psp-am335x, -denx, etc).

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