[alsa-devel] Request for compilation test - v1.0.25
perex at perex.cz
Mon Jan 23 17:40:44 CET 2012
Date 23.1.2012 17:32, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Mon, 23 Jan 2012 16:41:05 +0100,
> Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
>> Date 23.1.2012 15:16, Takashi Iwai wrote:
>>> At Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:11:26 +0100,
>>> Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
>>>> The alsa-driver package will not support the kernels bellow 2.6.18
>>>> (released Sep 20 2006), from README:
>>>> - Vanilla 3.0 to 3.2
>>>> - Vanilla 2.6.18 to 2.6.39
>>>> I kept the 2.4 build code, but it is not maintained and definitely, it
>>>> will be removed in next alsa-driver versions.
>>> 2.4 kernel won't be built since many driver codes need
>>> OTOH, 2.6 kernels below 2.6.18 should be still OK. I'm building the
>>> drivers regularly with 2.6.9 and 2.6.16 kernels for SLE10 and SLE11.
>> I tried vanilla kernels, but there are many things to resolve for recent
>> gcc and make - the 2.6.18 vanilla was the first kernel which works. I
>> believe that modified distribution specific kernels - which includes
>> some newer code/interface - might work ok. It was the reason to avoid a
>> hard-coded kernel version check in configure.in.
> Yeah, running an old gcc is nasty, so I'm OK to mention the support
> status in the way above you stated. OTOH, would be good to mention
> that the builds are OK with the older 2.6 kernels.
Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project; Red Hat, Inc.
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