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Re: CVS Usage and Kernel Build

To: Jiahan Chen <jiahanchen@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: CVS Usage and Kernel Build
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 10:27:55 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
In-reply-to: <20030226030636.95154.qmail@web40804.mail.yahoo.com>
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On Tue, 25 Feb 2003, Jiahan Chen wrote:
> > > Where and how can I get CVS source tree to build customized 
> > > Linux kernel for Mips?
> > 
> > http://www.google.com/search?q=Linux+MIPS+CVS
> > 
> > Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
> >
> 
> >From Mips web-site, I read:
>  
> cvs -d :pserver:cvs@ftp.linux-mips.org:/home/cvs login
> (Only needed the first time you use anonymous CVS, the password is "cvs")
> cvs -d :pserver:cvs@ftp.linux-mips.org:/home/cvs co <repository>
> 
> I have a few questions:
> 1. There should be a client "cvs" in my linux PC, then to use 
>    above command to get CVS source files INDIVIDUALLY?

cvs -d :pserver:cvs@ftp.linux-mips.org:/home/cvs co linux/path/to/file.

> 2. After get everything from ftp site as above, do we use
>    the similar procedure to re-build linux kernel for MIPS, such as
>    make config; make dep; make vmlinux

Yes.

> 3. Does this source tree support R3000 (CPU) and USB?

Yes.

> 4. In order to add a new USB device driver, do I need update
>    drivers/usb/Config.In and drivers/usb/Makefile manully?

Yes.

> Currently, I am in the initial phase for development, the Network
> card is not available and Winmoden doesn't work with Linux,
> so I have no ftp connection from my Linux box to get
> CVS. In this case, is there any alternative to get CVS source
> tree?

Use CVS on another box.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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