[meta-freescale] Freescale and the linux-yocto repository?

Luo Zhenhua-B19537 B19537 at freescale.com
Mon Dec 3 20:32:53 PST 2012

> -----Original Message-----
> From: meta-freescale-bounces at yoctoproject.org [mailto:meta-freescale-
> bounces at yoctoproject.org] On Behalf Of Bob Cochran
> Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2012 8:50 AM
> To: meta-freescale at yoctoproject.org
> Subject: [meta-freescale] Freescale and the linux-yocto repository?
> I know the meta-fsl-ppc/recipes-kernel/linux-qoriq-sdk recipe pulls from
> the freescale git repo, and I know that Freescale feeds kernel patches
> for their powerpc SOCs upstream to the mainline.
> However, it's not clear to me whether Freescale developers are or will be
> submitting patches to be included in the linux-yocto kernels.
[Luo Zhenhua-B19537] Currently no. 
> If I'm developing for QorIQ, should I care about the linux-yocto repos
> other than maybe the qemuppc branch?  Is it correct to assume that I'm
> not going to see Freescale specific patches in these repos before they
> are submitted to the mainline?
[Luo Zhenhua-B19537] Recommend to use kernel source in http://git.freescale.com/git/ which includes recent features and fixes of FSL PPC targets. 

> A related question is whether I should care about the poky-extras repo?
[Luo Zhenhua-B19537] AFAIK, poky should be OK. 

Best Regards,


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