2.6.24 - time to switch

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at openmoko.org
Sat Feb 2 14:37:53 CET 2008


> Hi Mickey,
> I think it's time to face down our fears and finally switch our
> principal tree from to 2.6.24.


> This will probably upset some things, so it may be good if any
> "trustworthy and stable" builds don't pick up the changes yet, but
> everyone else should. The sooner we fish out the bugs, the better
> for all involved.


> I did a diff on the two patchsets and 2) would yield about 10'000
> lines or 320kB. Since there is quite a bit of useful information in
> these diffs (besides copious amount of noise, as one would expect),
> I'd lean towards option 2).

Me too. It may be a bit overwhelming for our CIAbot, but that's about it :)

> Does this sound good ?
> I think 2) can be adequately implemented by
>   ( cd trunk/src/target/kernel/patches && svn remove *)
>   cp branches/src/target/kernel/2.6.24.x/patches/* \
>      trunk/src/target/kernel/patches
>   cd trunk/src/target/kernel/patches
>   svn add *
>   svn commit
> Would you agree with this ?

svn cp retains the history, so you should be able to use this instead of the 
(cp, add) tuple.


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