[alsa-devel] Latest snapshot - reliable source?
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Dec 15 08:49:45 CET 2008
At Mon, 15 Dec 2008 08:40:26 +0100,
Klaus Schulz wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 8:27 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> At Sun, 14 Dec 2008 11:18:37 +0100,
> Klaus Schulz wrote:
> > Hello Takashi.
> > Can I regard your ftp link below as a kind of reliable source where to
> > the latest snapshot at any time?
> > Can I also expect that it is compatible
> > to latest official driver release?
> Define "compatible".
> The snapshot version is always newer than the released version.
> What I mean: 1. Can I just tar into the latest driver directory?
Hmm... not sure what do you mean "tar into the latest driver directory".
The snapshot tarball contains the whole alsa-driver* and alsa-kernel*
contents, and is ready to configure, make and make-install like the
> 2. Would I see a stepped up revision?
You have HEAD files in alsa-driver*/ and alsa-driver*/alsa-kernel.
These contain the GIT HEAD IDs.
> > Because than I'd ask people in (worst) case
> > of trouble to give it a try before spamming the
> > mailing list.
> Yes, trying the snapshot version is always recommended before
> submitting bug reports. That'll be anyway what I'll ask in the first
> reply automatically.
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