[linux-dvb] CVS of dvb-kernel in sync with current RC?

C.Y.M syphir at syphir.sytes.net
Sun Jul 3 00:46:17 CEST 2005

Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> Hi Johannes,
> On Sat, 2 Jul 2005, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
>> C.Y.M wrote:
>>> Is the policy going to be that the cvs of the dvb-kernel should be in
>>> sync with
>>> current kernel release candidate (from kernel.org)?
>>> I am using 2.6.13-rc1 with cvs, and just wanted to make sure these
>>> changes work
>>> with 2.6.12?
>> As was discussed one or two months ago I'm going to maintain
>> a patch for users against the latest release:
>> http://linuxtv.org/downloads/patches/2.6.12/
>> For development CVS should work with latest -rc.
>> I considered adding some temporary #if KERNEL_VERSION,
>> they are not difficult to remove when creating patches
>> for lkml. But they make it much harder to feed back
>> changes from the kernel into CVS, so I'd like to avoid it.
> Hmm, I cannot update my kernel every two weeks. But I understand your
> maintaining-problems.
> Up to now all patches from -rc's have been compatible with the current
> stable kernel version, but this time it doesn't even compile anymore...
> I won't be able to test my latest changes, without undoing the recent
> rc-compatibility changes.
> I don't know if it will be a problem for the other developers, but for
> me it is one.
> Can you suggest me something handy for getting along with it, without
> going to 2.6.VV-rcX ? (VV > my current kernel-version)?

I posted a patch yesterday that would fix your build problem with 2.6.12 and
current cvs if you reversed it.  See thread "[linux-dvb] CVS and 2.6.13-rc1
don't compil".


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