Re: Freeze Strategy (Alpha boot floppies)
Christian Meder <email@example.com> writes:
> Fact is: it didn't work with the latest CVS checkout on Alpha, it did work
> with the two lines reverted to the previous version. We'll look into it.
Now that I think of it, the alpha-functioning version of these two
lines broke things on i386. In the worst case, you can put a switch
that depends on the current architecture, rather than one sed line for
> > YOu can make this problem go away if you just build your kernels with
> > those built in... Will it fit?
> Not sure. We are pretty short of space already with MILO and the kernel. My
> guess is that it won't work but I'll check. There aren't any 2.2.14 alpha
> kernel images anyway so I'll have to consult with Herbert Xu about the
Um, Herbert does the alpha kernels as well as i386? that doesn't
sound right. Anyhow, there's no reason why the alpha kernel has to
match the i386 one option by option.
> > Are you working from CVS? Will you be committing your changes or
> > sending patches?
> Yes, we are working from CVS but I guess we aren't allowed to commit changes
> unless every developer automatically gets commit access.
> So the choice is yours which way we should sync up.
I would suggest just commiting to CVS, but first making sure that none
of the alpha changes will *break* other platforms, espeically i386.
If in doubt, wait until 2.2.5 is uploaded.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>