armel fsl-im51 meta packages

Loïc Minier loic.minier at ubuntu.com
Fri Aug 21 18:47:24 UTC 2009


On Fri, Aug 21, 2009, Tim Gardner wrote:
> Loïc Minier wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 21, 2009, Tim Gardner wrote:
> >>>> linux-source-fsl-imx51 --> linux-fsl-imx51-source-ABI
> >>>  We have one source per ABI?  Or is this just KVERS?
> >> Yes, in this case I used ABI as a shorthand for
> >> $(KERNEL_VERSION)-$(KERNEL_ABI), e.g., 2.6.31-200
> > 
> >  Ok; why not just KVERS like on the other arches?  e.g.
> >  linux-source-2.6.28 and linux-source-2.6.31 as I see on my karmic
> >  system right now
> 
> Because linux-source-2.6.31 references the distro kernel source code
> base whereas the ARM kernels are _each_ built from different source code
> bases. The use of the ABI distinguishes which ARM source code base is
> being referenced.

 Doesn't the "fsl-imx51" part already encode the source code base?

-- 
Loïc Minier




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