Sources for 11.11 kernel release
dave.martin at linaro.org
Wed Jan 25 18:52:22 UTC 2012
On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 10:50:51AM -0500, Chris Lalancette wrote:
> On 01/24/2012 10:01 AM, Christian Robottom Reis wrote:
> >On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 12:59:33PM -0200, Christian Robottom Reis wrote:
> >>On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 09:29:34AM -0500, Chris Lalancette wrote:
> >>>(I'm aware that there is a thread on linaro-dev discussing this
> >>>exact topic; this is a request for specific information, so I
> >>>decided to start a new thread)
> >>> As has been pointed out elsewhere, it is very difficult to find
> >>>the exact git tree that corresponds to a kernel release. Currently
> >>>the problem I am having is that the 11.11 linaro kernel release
> >>>(linux-linaro-lt-omap_3.1.0-1402.5~oneiric1) works well on my new
> >>>board, but later kernels do not. While I can download the kernel
> >>>tarball for 3.1.0-1402.5 from launchpad, I would much prefer to use
> >>>the git tree that it was produced from. Can anybody tell me exactly
> >>>which git tree was used to create that kernel, and which tag/branch
> >>>I should be looking at?
> >>That's a really good question. The answer is that it's this tag and
> >> linux-release-2011-12
> >> http://git.linaro.org/git/landing-teams/leb/ti/kernel.git
> >Sorry, for 11.11 that's tag linux-release-2011-11-1 -- you can see all
> >the tags here:
> > http://git.linaro.org/gitweb?p=landing-teams/leb/ti/kernel.git;a=summary
> Thanks, that is enormously helpful. Though doing a "diff -Nurp"
> between leb/ti/kernel.git (tag linux-release-2011-11-1) and the
> tarball that I pulled from launchpad (https://launchpad.net/~linaro-maintainers/+archive/overlay/+files/linux-linaro-lt-omap_3.1.0-1402.5%7Eoneiric1.tar.gz),
> these two trees aren't exactly the same. They are *mostly* the
> same, and most of the changes look like they'll be benign to me, but
> it is a bit disconcerting.
Here was my outline for a possible way to fix this.
Do you have any comments on it? Your views are valuable, since you've
experienced the problem we're trying to solve.
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