[aur-general] Linux packaging
d at falconindy.com
Tue Mar 24 18:40:59 UTC 2015
On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 07:25:51PM +0100, Javier Domingo Cansino wrote:
> 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
> , 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.
You can use asp to do a piecemeal checkout. 'asp checkout linux' will
give you a tidy git repo with full history of the package.
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