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Subject: Re: FW version building from source

Re: FW version building from source

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 21:36:38 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 27 Feb 2008, asettico wrote:

These are dev questions more suitable on the rockbox-dev mailing list where
you'll reach a lot more Rockbox devs...

> Since the last few days, I build the daily release from sources, so I can
> apply some patches.
> But both applying patches or not, the FW version is reported as
> "yyyymmdd-yymmdd".
> First question: how is it possible to show the build number, showed as
> rnnnnn?

It's not possible right now since the source tarball doesn't have the revision
number included to be used like that. Feel free to work on making it do this.

> Second question: is it feasible to think about a system to mark which patches
> was applied in the build?

Well, it is feasable to think about it but in my opinion it's not worth
spending a whole lot of efforts on.

  Daniel Stenberg -- --
Received on 2008-02-27

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