Re: volatile backport
On Mon, Sep 26, 2005 at 02:35:00PM +0200, Norbert Tretkowski wrote:
> * Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 26, 2005 at 01:55:51PM +0200, Norbert Tretkowski wrote:
> > > * Andres Salomon wrote:
> > > > I'm working on a backport of linux-2.6 for volatile; the goal is
> > > > to not have it require any further backports.
> > >
> > > Just for info, I already prepared a backport of linux-2.6 for
> > > backports.org, but I used a backported kernel-package for the
> > > build.
> > >
> > > http://www.backports.org/pending/linux-2.6/
> > Is this the same backported kernel-package that i provide? Or your
> > own stuff?
> It's a separate backport of kernel-package.
> > What do you do for udev and futur yaird/initramfs ?
> There's also a udev backport. And I need to add a yaird/initramfs
Can i ask you why you didn't use my own backports announced here a couple of
weeks ago ? And reused by Simon Horman for his x86 stuff ?
> backport when I add add the backport of 2.6.13.
> > How does backports.org work? Is it autobuilt? If yes we could use
> > that and forget about volatile for now.
> Not yet, but Joerg Jaspert is working on the setup currently.
That would be great indeed.
i wonder how we could get the powerpc64 flavour built in these condition, as
it needs a powerpc biarch toolchain that is not present in sarge. Using the
sid one is not such a problem, as this is a kernel package which is just
built, and not linked with glibc.