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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Apr 9 07:39:04 EDT 2009

Aaron Griffin wrote:
> 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.

Great.  Any chance of a patch now the kernel without unionfs is in 
[core]?  I don't have time to look into this at the moment but would 
like to continue using the build tools...


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