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Re: Compling drivers from v4l-dvb hg tree

On Fri, 24 Apr 2009 18:09:17 -0400
Devin Heitmueller <devin.heitmueller@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Ok, but how do I patch the v4l-dvb sources into a linux kernel tree?
> You don't.
> The v4l-dvb sources are maintained out-of-tree, and override whatever
> is in the linux kernel tree.  Periodically, the v4l-dvb maintainer
> syncs with the kernel tree and the changes are pushed upstream into
> the mainline kernel.  This approach allows for the v4l-dvb project to
> be used with kernel releases other than the current bleeding edge
> kernel.

Ok,  but the instructions on http://linuxtv.org/repo compiles the
driver for the current running kernel. How do I compile it for 
another kernel, ie an x86 embedded device that I normally do not
compile on?

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