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

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Fri Aug 20 18:34:38 CEST 2010

On Fri, 20 Aug 2010, Stephen Warren wrote:

> Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
>> 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
>>>> ...
>>>> ... 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:
>>> 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.
> When I check out Takashi's sound-2.6 tree, am I suppose to explicitly
> specify the checkout directory so that it's named alsa-kmirror now instead
> of sound-2.6; the git-compile script doesn't check for the name sound-2.6.
> Should the following be updated to search for more names:
> test -z $ALSAKERNELDIR && ALSAKERNELDIR=../alsa-kmirror

If you like, send a patch to gitcompile to check for sound-2.6 directory 
as well. I'm using different naming (alsa-kernel), so the gitcompile 
script checks for alsa-kernel and alsa-kmirror trees.


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

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