Re: Question of backports

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Hi Johannes:
Thanks for your help. And i am successfully port to linux 4.2.

BR Chung-I

On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 4:52 PM, Johannes Berg
<johannes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 2017-03-24 at 18:36 +0800, 吳重毅 wrote:
>> Hi:
>> I am confuse with backports' parameter. First i found the mail list
>> of
>> And i follow the attachment to patch backports' git.
>> I am success full create the backports-output, but some parameters
>> confused me.
>> The parameter "--git-revision next-20170310". Is it says i am using
>> tag next-20170310 of source linux-next?
>> Currently my git of backports is point at master.
>> When i use the command in maillist to generate backport-output.
>> What target of kernel version am i going to backport to ?
>> kernel of tag next-20170310(linux-next) to which kernel version?
>> If my backports git is point at tag v4.4.2 and --git-version is point
>> at v4.11. Can i say i am backporting from 4.11 to 4.4.2?
> --git-revision is for the kernel source you want to use.
> backports has its own tagging/branching, intended to match the *source*
> kernel.
> the *target* kernel, the one you compile against, shouldn't matter at
> all and support (roughly) 3.0-current.
> johannes

Wu Chung-I
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