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SubjectRe: [RFC] tools lib traceevent: How to do library versioning being in the Linux kernel source?
Em Mon, Jan 06, 2020 at 04:19:02PM +0100, Jiri Olsa escreveu:
> 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/

So, we have:

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/tools/perf/

trying to mimic the kernel sources tree structure, so perhaps we could
have:

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/tools/lib/{perf,traceevent}/

To continue that directory tree mirror?

> > 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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- Arnaldo

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