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SubjectRe: [RFC] tools lib traceevent: How to do library versioning being in the Linux kernel source?
On Fri, Jan 03, 2020 at 06:16:14PM -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
>
> [ Added Konstantin and kernel.org users mailing list ]
>
> On Fri, 3 Jan 2020 14:36:40 +0100
> Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> > 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
>
> I wonder if there should be a:
>
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/utils/lib/
>
> directory to have:
>
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/utils/lib/traceevent/
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/utils/lib/libbpf/
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/utils/lib/libperf/

we could loose the 'lib' and just have:

git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/utils/lib/perf/

>
> That could hold the libraries that are tight to the kernel?

I don't think libbpf will change now after they are settled in github,
but we could consider this for libperf

jirka

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