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Automated Backporting of Linux Drivers

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These are slides for a lightning talk about automated driver backports, using semantic patches.

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Automated Backporting of Linux Drivers

  1. 1. Automated Backporting Of Linux Drivers Vijay Kumar B. vijaykumar@zilogic.com
  2. 2. Debian Jessie & Linux Kernel
  3. 3. Recent Kernel Driver Backport
  4. 4. http://bit.ly/kernel-backports Drivers Backported Upto 3.0
  5. 5. How? Patch Drivers For Previous Kernels
  6. 6. Enter Semantic Patches ...
  7. 7. Designed for Collateral Evolutions
  8. 8. Examples
  9. 9. Automated Backporting = Compat Library + Semantic Patches + Regular Patches
  10. 10. Coccinelle Project http://bit.ly/semantic-patch

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