Re: [ users] [RFC] tools lib traceevent: How to do library versioning being in the Linux kernel source?

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Mon Jan 06 2020 - 16:00:52 EST

On Mon, 6 Jan 2020 16:47:15 -0400
Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> If it is not tightly linked to the kernel and is just a normal

Well, it's used by perf, trace-cmd, power-top and rasdaemon (and
perhaps even more). It lives in the kernel tree mainly because of perf.

> library, you might consider using github. This is what we do for the
> rdma user space and it works well. We still take patches from the
> mailing list flow, but do use a fair amount of the github stuff too:
> With github actions now able to provide a quite good CI it covers a
> lot of required stuff for a library in one place, in a way that
> doesn't silo all the build infrastucture.

Github has ways to help with libraries? I'm totally clueless about
this. I'm interested in hearing more.


-- Steve

> If you are interested in how we set it up I can write a longer email.