Re: linux-2.6 - subarch and patches
On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 09:00:01PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 10:47:53AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 07:57:22PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 07:55:12PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > > > - Each arch may specify an architectury specific patch, each image
> > > > package may specify another patch, it may shared between more than one
> > > > image.
> > >
> > > Or fix the architectures to not require them. The mips changes are fine
> > > for any other architecture, although they should be split into a few
> > > more. The m68k patch as-is isn't, but we hope to have m68k compiling
> > > from mainline sources soon after the 2.6.14 tree opens.
> > I hope the powerpc/apus patch will be fine soon, but what about things like
> > the (upcoming ?) powerpc/nubus patch ?
> Let's just work with the people to sort it out early enough. It's not
> like it'll be stable enough for a distro as soon as the port is mostly
> running anyway.
I have big hopes for the apus case to be cleanly integrated in the near
future, but the nubus case is more problematic. But we will see.