Re: Broadcom BCM2709, ARMv8, and missing CPU features
> the reason i ask that is, i'm not seeing any real difference: you
> still have to download the linux kernel source (to submit dtsi
> patches), the linux git repo is still the central location for dtsi
> management... unless you're happy to set up an alternative parallel
> repository (and compile infrastructure) for dtsi management... thus
> you still have to download the full git repo, you still have to
> compile stuff *from* that same git repo.... where's the actual benefit
> to having moved to dtsi, in terms of "work needed to maintain it"?
I don't do much kernel hacking, myself. So I'm talking about use of
apt-get. The difference is very significant because Debian never
maintained enough different kernels.