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

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 13:26:45 EDT 2009

On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 8:23 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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?

Very easy. Minor changes to the mount syntax

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