[alsa-devel] HG vs GIT
perex at perex.cz
Thu Feb 7 14:52:43 CET 2008
On Thu, 7 Feb 2008, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> 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
> current system...
Pull cannot be used. You'll pull also Linus's changes in tree with this
command (which might not be wanted).
We'll provide a GNU patch interface to patch your tree as required hidding
used SCM system, of course.
Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.
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