[alsa-devel] Alsa snapshot directory layout changed

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Mon Jan 7 16:00:27 CET 2013

Date 7.1.2013 14:33, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Mon, 07 Jan 2013 11:58:10 +0100,
> David Henningsson wrote:
>> I have a script that picks daily snapshots from 
>> ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/people/tiwai/snapshot/alsa-driver-snapshot.tar.gz
>> ...and I just noticed that the directory layout has changed, so what was 
>> "alsa-driver" is now "alsa-driver/alsa".
>> Is this expected, i e, should I update my script to follow this new 
>> layout, or was it a mistake?
> It's no mistake, done intentionally so.
> But I'm going to change the script to create a tarball without alsa/
> subdirectory later.  But right now no time.

I would like to keep the structure same in GIT repo and tarball for the
patch processing.

> As a workaround, just put a line like below in your script.
> 	test -d alsa && cd alsa

Perhaps a README in the root directory with this information may be


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

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