[arch-dev-public] Kernel 2.6.29 series moved to testing

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Apr 6 09:23:09 EDT 2009

Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Tobias Powalowski schrieb:
>> It is now in the repos, haven't run db yesterday.
>> As long as aufs/unionsfs issue is not solved it cannot move in 
>> [core], i don't use any of those so some help here would be appreciated.
> This is what I think we should do:
> - Drop unionfs
> - Apply aufs-standalone.patch from 
> http://git.c3sl.ufpr.br/gitweb?p=aufs/aufs2-standalone.git;a=tree;h=88c15502f9aed863f6f6fbb8104a9496b8f888cd;hb=88c15502f9aed863f6f6fbb8104a9496b8f888cd 
> (this is already the 2.6.29 version, and the patch does not do 
> anything bad, it only exports some functions which weren't exported 
> before)
> - Now, it should be possible to compile aufs2 as an external module by 
> checking out the above repo and running "make".
> - Build aufs2 utils which are also available on the same server.
> I think Aaron agreed with me on that in Jabber. Opinions?
> Problems: devtools and ISOs need to be moved from unionfs to aufs2.

How hard would it be to convert from using unionfs to aufs2 in devtools?


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