Announce: TILT tracking Androidization trees
andy.green at linaro.org
Wed Oct 5 14:47:29 UTC 2011
On 10/05/2011 07:38 PM, Asac said:
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 5:33 PM, Andy Green <andy.green at linaro.org
> <mailto:andy.green at linaro.org>> wrote:
> One thing that isn't entirely clear from what you describe is
> whether we
> would do the forward porting for new linus HEAD versions on our
> own or
> if we would wait until we get a first androidization from either
> or our members?
> You're right it's a good question. What I have in mind is not to
> leave the patchset as the current pile of semi-history patches all
> intermingled but impose topic-branch ordering on them.
> So for example, I was quite surprised to see so many patches on net
> core subsystem, lots on net / wireless subsystem too all through the
> series. It would be interesting to re-order the patches so we had
> all the net core stuff in one layer, wireless-related stuff in
> another layer all together and so on, same way tilt-tracking is
> composed. We don't have to get OCD about it and do everything, we
> can have a topic at the end with stuff contaminated from all
> directions and leave it like it is for now. But I guess most
> patches will go into a topic if it is ordered correctly.
> Thats an interesting idea. We should not miss the opportunity to discuss
> the idea of reordering the patches with AOSP to see if they would be
> willing to take/collaborate on such an effort. Can you kick off such
> discussion on AOSP mailing lists?
Sure I'll propose it cc-ing linaro-dev and -kernel.
It's two separate issues for these guys if they want to have a fulltime
tracking kernel to get away from "the -rc7 blues" they must suffer from
at the moment, and if refactoring the patchset is helpful for them or not.
> OK good. It's set up but we seem to have build issues; guess android
> team will fix that later today:
No worries, I appreciate it's on its way.
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