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SubjectRe: [RFC] tools lib traceevent: How to do library versioning being in the Linux kernel source?
On Thu, Jan 02, 2020 at 06:58:53PM -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Jan 2020 00:49:50 +0100
> Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> > > Should we move libtraceevent into a stand alone git repo (on
> > > kernel.org), that can have tags and branches specifically for it? We
> > > can keep a copy in the Linux source tree for perf to use till it
> >
> > so libbpf 'moved' for this reason to github repo,
> > but keeping the kernel as the true/first source,
> > and updating github repo when release is ready
> >
> > libbpf github repo is then source for fedora (and others)
> > package
>
> Ah, so perhaps I should follow this? I could keep it a kernel.org repo
> (as I rather have it there anyway).

sounds good, and if it works out, we'll follow you with libperf :-)

if you want to check on the libbpf:
https://github.com/libbpf/libbpf

there might be some syncs scripts worth checking

jirka

>
> We can have the tools/lib/traceevent be the main source, but then just
> copy it to the stand alone for releases.
>
> Sudip, would this work for you too? (and yes, I plan on acking that
> patch for the -ldl change, after looking at it a little bit more).
>
> -- Steve
>

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