[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH experimental] quilt: Build a kernel git tree

Daniel F. Dickinson cshored at thecshore.com
Wed Jan 9 22:17:54 EST 2019

On 2019-01-07 8:49 p.m., Daniel Santos wrote:
> This is is mostly for those who've wanted something like this.  It still
> needs cleanup.
> This patch enables OpenWRT to re-construct a kernel git tree instead of
> just extracting and patching the kernel sources to an essentially
> temporary directory.  It's VERY helpful when you're trying to backport,
> git-blame, or just understand why a change was made.  Details are in the
> patch message and Kconfig documentation.
> If devs are interested in this patch for upstream I can clean it up. 
> As-is, it spits you to a shell if anything goes wrong, so only works
> with -j1.

Thanks for this -- I certainly like the concept and have made
have-hearted attempts at it in my own copy of the the linux.git tree.

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