[Yocto-builds] [poky] meta-yocto-bsp changes and 3.14

Bruce Ashfield bruce.ashfield at windriver.com
Fri Mar 28 12:14:08 PDT 2014

On 14-03-28 03:12 PM, Denys Dmytriyenko wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 03:08:54PM -0400, Bruce Ashfield wrote:
>> On 14-03-28 03:05 PM, Hart, Darren wrote:
>>> On 3/28/14, 11:59, "Bruce Ashfield" <bruce.ashfield at windriver.com> wrote:
>>>> On 14-03-28 02:57 PM, Hart, Darren wrote:
>>>>> On 3/28/14, 11:38, "Bruce Ashfield" <bruce.ashfield at windriver.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> On 14-03-28 02:34 PM, Richard Purdie wrote:
>>>>>>> With regard to beagleboard, whilst the kernel may have support for it,
>>>>>>> I'd like to remove it from meta-yocto-bsp.
>>>>>> ok. I had planned to just leave the compatible machine as 3.10 and
>>>>>> leave
>>>>>> the support there, since there are a few people who contact me
>>>>>> regularly
>>>>>> and poke with the support.
>>>>>> Is there a place we can put them as a "retirement" home ? versus asking
>>>>>> people to locally restore the support.
>>>>> The retirement home would be the 1.5 stable releases. Yes?
>>>> Nope. That's my point, I have 3.10 changes for the Xm in linux-yocto
>>>> 3.10 that lives in 1.6. We can make it less visible, but I'd like the
>>>> configs to follow the latest versions of the tree.
>>> Isn't it just the SRCREV that matters here? Those can always just be
>>> applied to 1.5. RP is only asking to remove the beagle board as a
>>> reference BSP from the meta-yocto-bsp layer, he doesn't care if the
>>> linux-yocto/meta data remains in place.
>> We are talking past each other. I'm asking for the meta-yocto-bsp and
>> machine conf file to be around .. somewhere .. I don't want people
>> to have to scrounge them up and revive them from old releases, or
>> revert commits to make them available.
>> So this is outside of linux-yocto, I'd like a single layer than when
>> added, gives access to the BSPs "as they were" in the 3.10 tree, and
>> I'd like that layer to not be on people's local drives only.
> 3.10 EOL is projected as Sep, 2015 - do you plan to keep linux-yocto-3.10
> until then?

That's the plan. I tried to kill 3.4 before it official died and was
reminded that we'd keep LTSI support around a bit longer. I'm sure we
can bend a bit on the dates, but the general feel is correct .. the tree
will be around for a while yet.



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