[aur-general] Linux packaging

Ido Rosen ido at kernel.org
Tue Mar 24 18:33:49 UTC 2015

Some options:

yaourt -G linux


git clone packages.git with --depth 1 (shallow clone)

On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 2:25 PM, Javier Domingo Cansino <javierdo1 at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am looking to package rtai, which was already packaged some years ago. I
> want to make it easily updatable, and I have a problem.
> ​ ​
> RTAI is a kernel patch and some other stuff.
> ​ I am now trying to obtain the linux config for an specific arch kernel.
> I was trying to extract it from packages.git, but it's a monstrous repo
> ​ and not a good way to obtain the needed object without downloading it
> all​
> .
> The svn version is also quite
> ​hacky​
> ​, but more affordable, I would svn log, search for the most close version
> bump commit and extract that config file (along with the patch).
> Is there ​any recommended method to build a linux kernel of X version
> without having to package the config files?
> Or maybe a git tree that is smaller and reasonable to clone.
> Cheers,

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