[LAT] 2.6 stable

Free Ekanayaka free at 64studio.com
Sun Aug 24 03:36:41 EDT 2008


|--==> On Sat, 23 Aug 2008 13:20:28 +0200, Robin Gareus <robin at gareus.org> said:

  RG> aymeric mansoux wrote:
  >>Daniel James said :
  >>>>Are there intention for a [regular] /meeting/ (IRC)?
  >>>I don't think we need that yet, unless a formal team is organised. I  
  >>>could be wrong about that though ;-)
  >>I agree, let's start it slowly and see how it goes. 
  >>Concerning the directory structure, we use that for p:d:

  RG> I like that trac ;)

Me too, and it now has git support in case we decided to go for it on
LAO :)

  >>a rather simple
  >>kernel version
  >>`- config
  >>`- patches
  >>maybe good enough for now?

  RG> yes, then this will become a /project/ by itself (not related to
  RG> kernel-git) and we may want add one folder depth:


  RG> eg. 2.6.26 -> -> config & patches

That's a good idea IMO.

And I was say also arch-specific configs and patches:


  >>in terms of who is pushing what to who, I would not mind dropping the
  >>kernel folder we have on our SVN and only work from one type of repos. 
  >>So, that means we would push stuff directly to the/a LAT git.
  >>It doesn't make much sense to maintain 2 different type of repos for
  >>that (SVN and git). What do you think Karsten? It's gonna be a pain to
  >>move data from p:d SVN to a LAT git and back everytime we have a new 
  >>config commited I think.

  RG> git can import export from/to svn. It's actually very easy to use both
  RG> in parallel.

  RG> If you get the upstream kernel via git; you can get a /tagged vanilla/
  RG> and configure some /git-remotes/ to just pull in patches from
  RG> linuxaudio.org or wherever. - if
  RG> http://www.google.com/search?q=git+kernel+howto is not enough, we can
  RG> collect some /quick-start/ git command-lines on the wiki.

  RG> I'm running a trac with git backend elsewhere; and may just replicate
  RG> that on linuxaudio.org. We're not actively fixing bugs, but the
  RG> ticketing system may come in handy for quality control. - Well there's
  RG> also mantis, flyspray, etc. and *this* mailing list..  We'll also need
  RG> to think how to share content and accounts for these services.
  RG> (personally I'm pushing openID, oAuth, SSH-KEYs; and WikiRPCInterface2 )

  >>If we need non LAT generic config, we can always have distro
  >>specific config files in another LAT git or in a subfolder, etc ...
  >>We might have to experiment for a little while anyway, until we have
  >>some workflow and structure that everyone is happy with :)

I do agree, many things will become clearer on the way.



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