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On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 11:37:15PM -0500, Kumba <email@example.com> wrote:
> Henrik Brix Andersen wrote:
> fwiw, I've got mips-sources modified to follow the upstream kernel.org
> notation of 2.6.x.y (even though our primary upstream, linux-mips.org,
> doesn't utilize this notation at all).
> There's logic in the ebuild that can switch between using -rc, point
> releases (the .y ones) and standard versions, and it modifies the logic to
> fetch the appropriate patch(es) from upstream to save on what we need to
> upload to the gentoo mirrors.
> Been following this since ~2.6.12, and we haven't had any issues with the
> versioning in portage or reported from users. mips-headers even uses it
On that note, whats the chances of getting mips-sources/headers to use
kernel-2? ALl the logic exists already in there anyways (has done for
ages) and it would reduce that 500 odd line ebuild down to ~50 :)
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