[Linaro-dev] Integrating Debian/Ubuntu GCC Patch Set in Linaro
ams at codesourcery.com
Thu Jun 17 10:13:41 BST 2010
On 17/06/10 10:08, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010, Andrew Stubbs wrote:
>> We used upstreamablilty as part of the fitness criteria for Linaro.
>> The patches tagged with note  are patches that are not themselves
>> upstreamable, and so perhaps not fit for Linaro, but which it might
>> be interesting to reimplement in an upstreamable way, and apply that
>> to Linaro. Perhaps the patch could be made conditional on a
>> configure option, or some such thing.
> A lot of patches don't have the '' note but have no comment on why
> they wouldn't be upstreamable or can't be included in Linaro. I was
> wondering if they were all Ubuntu specific patches. Perhaps they are
> patches which Linaro doesn't care about but might or might not go
> upstream as pushed by Ubuntu, is that a fair description?
It either means the patch is not upstreamable, even if you modified it
lots, or that we wouldn't be interested in doing so.
The absence of note  may mean that the patch is not interesting,
rather than implying that it is upstreamable.
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