Re: Adding the BT driver

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2017-07-14 1:28 GMT+08:00 Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 11:21:36AM +0200, Arend van Spriel wrote:
>> On 7/13/2017 5:07 AM, AceLan Kao wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > I'm working on adding BT driver back to linux backport driver, and got
>> > some questions.
>> I suppose it means you also want to maintain BT support in backports
>> project?
> Which has me thinking perhaps the policy we need is a MAINTAINERS.backport file
> or something?

Yes, I'm willing to maintain bt subsystem.

>> > 1. Do we still do building the backport driver against all the
>> > supported kernels? I didn't see those reports in git log recently, so
>> > I'm wondering while backporting BT driver, can I skip some old
>> > kernels' support.
>> Well. You could limit the earliest kernel by adding a dependency in the
>> dependencies file.

got it, will try to run ckmake to check how far I can do

>> > 2. Is there a script that can help me to build the backport driver
>> > against certain kernels?
>> Not really. You just run make from the backports package and provide
>> KLIB_BUILD=... on the command line referring to the target kernel headers.
> There is documentation:
> I updated it recently as I demo'd adding yet-another new subsystem (not
> upstream, nor patches posted).
Thanks, I'll check the steps carefully to make sure I didn't missing anything.

>   Luis
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