armel fsl-im51 meta packages

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Fri Aug 21 20:19:05 BST 2009


Loïc Minier wrote:
> 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?
> 

You are correct, though I managed to ge it right in the control file
despite what I said in email. In fact (from the debian/control file):

linux-source-fsl-imx51 --> linux-fsl-imx51-source-${kernel-version}

where ${kernel-version} is 2.6.31

rtg
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Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com



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