[alsa-devel] Building Takashi's sound-2.6.git?

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Fri Aug 20 17:33:58 CEST 2010

On Fri, 20 Aug 2010, Takashi Iwai wrote:

> At Thu, 19 Aug 2010 15:04:03 -0700,
> Stephen Warren wrote:
>> I'd like to use/develop-against/patch the ALSA drivers from:
>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-2.6.git
>> ... since I think they're the most up-to-date with patches?
>> However, that's a complete kernel tree rather than the subset that's
>> available in snapshots at:
>> ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/tiwai/alsa/alsa-driver/
>> I figured I could just grab the above git, and also:
>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/alsa-driver-build.git
>> ... to build just the ALSA driver modules. However, I can't see how to
>> get gitcompile from there to build the sound subset of a complete kernel
>> tree rather than e.g. something like:
>> http://git.alsa-project.org/?p=alsa-driver.git;a=summary
>> Can somebody give me a clue? Thanks very much.
> See alsa-driver/INSTALL, "Compilation from Linux kernel tree" section.
> In short, run utils/setup-alsa-kernel $YOUR_SOUND_GIT_TREE_APATH
> then gitcompile can be used.

It's not required. The alsa-driver/Makefile handles both alsa-kmirror and 
alsa-kernel trees now.

Does anyone use the 'copy' mode of the setup-alsa-kernel script?


Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.

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