[alsa-devel] HG vs GIT
tiwai at suse.de
Thu Feb 7 14:48:43 CET 2008
At Thu, 7 Feb 2008 05:41:57 -0800 (PST),
Trent Piepho wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Feb 2008, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > At Thu, 7 Feb 2008 05:10:27 -0800 (PST),
> > > It would also be a huge PITA for developers who work on multiple
> > > sub-systems. If I want to make a patch for an alsa driver, I have to
> > > reboot into an alsa kernel? I try to go a few months between rebooting.
> > Hm, what's the problem to pull alsa.git tree to your own working tree?
> How do I test the driver if it's compiled with the kernel in the alsa.git
> tree? I want to compile the driver against the kernel I'm running now.
Well, I don't get your point. "git-pull alsa.git" onto your current
kernel tree and make. Then you have the latest ALSA drivers for your
Of course, a subset tree like the current alsa-kernel would be much
more handy. That's why I suggest to create the subset tree
automatically from the linux kernel tree.
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