New build naming convention

Paul Sokolovsky paul.sokolovsky at
Tue Jan 31 13:26:11 UTC 2012


On Tue, 31 Jan 2012 09:16:59 +0000
"Jon Medhurst (Tixy)" <tixy at> wrote:

> On Mon, 2012-01-30 at 13:24 -0600, Zach Pfeffer wrote:
> > We'd like to make this better, here's the idea:
> > 
> > old
> > new
> > 
> > staging-vexpress-a9
> > ics-armlt-stable-gcc46-vexpress-a9
> When renaming, can we drop the '-a9' from vexpress names, these builds
> now also work on a5 and a15 as well :-)
> My suggestion for naming convention would be to put the board name at
> the beginning as I believe that would make it easier for people
> looking for downloads, or at least near enough to the beginning so
> that directory listings would get sorted by board name. E.g.
> ics-vexpress-armlt-stable-gcc46
> With the proposal as is, they would get sorted by originating team.

Well, the original proposal kinda have it "hierarchically ordered": a
platform release, using one of many kernel trees, each supporting
different archs/boards, but built for a specific one. But sort matter is
pretty pragmatic too of course.

Best Regards,
Paul | Open source software for ARM SoCs
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