[oe] Where to host new layers
philip at balister.org
Fri May 13 16:37:48 CEST 2011
On 05/13/2011 05:47 AM, Phil Blundell wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-05-13 at 02:10 -0700, Khem Raj wrote:
>> I have created couple of layers namely meta-slugos (distro layer) and
>> meta-nslu ( machine layer). I was looking for place to host those
>> layers. Would they be good under meta-openembedded ? I dont think
>> has git infrastructure otherwise that would be one place to put it.
> I thought the idea was that meta-openembedded would remain distro- and
> machine- neutral and that the BSP bits would live in separate repos.
> Whether we want one repo per machine or some kind of shared repository
> with a bunch of distros in is, I guess, something of an open question.
> In the short term you could obviously host them on github or somewhere.
> (I was originally planning to do that with meta-micro, but it turned out
> to be fractionally more convenient to host it on my own git server so I
> did that instead.)
> In the longer term I don't think there's any reason we couldn't host
> those kinds of distro layers on openembedded.org, either in separate
> repositories or a single shared one. I know there was some board
> discussion a few months ago about whether or not oe.org should be in the
> business of hosting third party BSPs but I'm not quite sure what the
> outcome of that was.
I'd like to hear what the slugos guys would like to do.
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