[alsa-devel] Questions about the alsa-driver-unstable tarballs
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Aug 15 12:02:12 CEST 2011
At Mon, 15 Aug 2011 11:58:10 +0200,
David Henningsson wrote:
> On 08/15/2011 11:15 AM, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > At Mon, 15 Aug 2011 09:54:56 +0200,
> > David Henningsson wrote:
> >> Hi Takashi,
> >> 1) there seems to be a build failure with current
> >> alsa-driver-unstable-snapshot  :
> >> ...as alsa-kernel/soc/Makefile references a mxs/ directory, but this
> >> directory is not present in the soc/ directory.
> > Just forgot to update after merging sound git tree.
> > Such a new build-stub has to be added manually. Fixed now.
> >> 2) it seems like the .bz2 version of alsa-driver-snapshot has
> >> disappeared, is this intentional?
> > tar.bz2 file is created on kernel.org server from tar.gz files
> > automatically. So when I upload a new tar.gz file, I delete tar.bz2
> > file beforehand. You seem to have looked at the directory just
> > between my upload and the rebuild of tar.bz2 by the server.
> > The same is true for alsa-driver-snapshot.tar.bz2, too, BTW.
> Hmm, but the alsa-driver-snapshot.tar.bz2 seems still missing? Only
> alsa-driver-unstable-snapshot.tar.bz2 is present.
It's again because I uploaded alsa-driver-snapshot.tar.gz.
It seems that the korg server is very slow since last weeks by some
reason. The update of git tree takes also much longer than before.
> >> 3) Could you explain the difference between alsa-driver-snapshot and
> >> alsa-driver-unstable-snapshot, and how the alsa-kernel.git,
> >> alsa-driver.git and sound-2.6.git come together to form the two
> >> different tarballs?
> > alsa-driver-unstable-snapshot is created from a combination of
> > sound-unstable-2.6.git and alsa-driver-build-unstable.git trees,
> > while alsa-driver-snapshot is from a combination of sound-2.6.git and
> > alsa-driver-build.git trees. The commit ids of these trees are found
> > in alsa-driver*/HEAD and alsa-driver*/alsa-kernel/HEAD files.
> Okay, thanks for the explanation. This means that sound-2.6.git and
> alsa-driver-build.git are trees to remember unless told otherwise.
> Hopefully, the next time it breaks I hopefully will be able to also
> provide a patch against alsa-driver-build.git :-)
Yeah, that'll be helpful.
> Btw, I've just got accepted by my manager(s) to go to Linuxcon and the
> audio BoF, so see you in Prague! I'll be there the full week.
Great, looking forward to seeing you there!
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