kernel package

Oliver Falk oliver at
Fri May 11 12:08:52 UTC 2007

On 05/11/2007 01:49 PM, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-05-11 at 10:50 +0200, Oliver Falk wrote:
>> A question; Before I open BZ... Is the kernel team (I see Dave Jones is 
>> doin' much; that's why CC:) willing to help AlphaCore and add patches to 
>> kernel spec?
>> No, it's nothing for upstream. Just fixes for the spec. Some 
>> if(n)arch's, sections for alpha, a config, ... Nothing that should break 
>> primary archs...
> We don't like ifarches. Why?

I know, we don't like ifarchs, but for now it's the easiest way. We 
apply patches that will need much rework to don't break alpha - I believe...

Of course, I will try to get 'em out as good as I can!

> Yeah, I'm not averse to babysitting this -- and when I get home in a
> fortnight or so I can possibly even dig out the SX164 too. 

Oh, great! That's fine to hear!

> Got a ppc{64,}>alpha crosscompiler? :)

Nop. :-(

> We could _really_ do with kickstarting the cross-binutils and cross-gcc
> efforts -- at least for Fedora architectures to start with, and the
> embedded targets could follow.



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