libfdt as its own repo and submodule of dtc?
david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Thu Nov 1 09:56:24 EST 2007
On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 01:55:30AM -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
> On Oct 30, 2007, at 6:40 PM, David Gibson wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 30, 2007 at 01:14:06PM -0400, Jerry Van Baren wrote:
> >> Jon Loeliger wrote:
> >>> So, like, the other day Kumar Gala mumbled:
> >>>> Jon,
> >>>> It seems like have libfdt as a unique git repo that is a
> >>>> submodule of
> >>>> the things that need it (dtc, u-boot, etc.) might make some
> >>>> sense and it
> >>>> easier for the projects that need to pull it in.
> >>>> Is this something you can take a look at? (or have other ideas on).
> >>> I would be fine with making libfdt a git repository separate
> >>> from the DTC repository if that makes it easier to integrate
> >>> it with other projects.
> > I don't think it's a good idea to make dtc and libfdt entirely
> > seperate repositories (again). Being able to use both together in
> > their combined testsuite is very useful (libfdt is used to check trees
> > generated by dtc, dtc is used to generate example trees for libfdt
> > testing).
> > I'm not sure how submodules/subrepositories work so I don't know if
> > that makes sense.
> I believe submodules will accomplish this (at least from what I can
I'm not too keen on using a git feature that's more recent than the
git in most distros.
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