Tracking Android kernel tips and Android builds

James Westby james.westby at
Thu Sep 1 23:54:32 UTC 2011

On Thu, 1 Sep 2011 17:54:55 -0500, Zach Pfeffer <zach.pfeffer at> wrote:
> On 1 September 2011 17:21, James Westby <james.westby at> wrote:
> > On Thu, 1 Sep 2011 17:10:03 -0500, Zach Pfeffer <zach.pfeffer at> wrote:
> >> We've had two instances of this problem for all the builds we've ever
> >> done. One instance was trying to sync u-boot and the other was trying
> >> to sync the TI LT kernel. John Rigby suggested the branch approach and
> >> it seems to have worked, so I'd like to go with that.
> >
> > Paul is working on a change to make tags usable as well. It seems to me
> > that we have a couple of options
> >
> >  1) Use branches long term. Paul can continue to push the patch for
> >  correctness sake, but we don't plan to use it.
> #1 because from what I can see, that is more inline with the original
> repo vision, if Paul's change gets in and makes people rethink things
> than I think that'll be great!

Ok, then I guess that leaves Andy unhappy, but I think everyone has a
clearer picture of the current situation and the plans now.



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