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authorGravatar Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin@gmail.com>2014-01-22 20:35:56 +0100
committerGravatar Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>2014-01-22 21:48:19 +0100
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linux/Config.in: clarify longterm 2.6 URL exception
As this question has popped up multiple times on the mailing list, clarify that selecting longterm 2.6 kernels requires the 'custom tarball' option instead of 'custom version'. Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
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diff --git a/linux/Config.in b/linux/Config.in
index 583735ef43..be619d377e 100644
--- a/linux/Config.in
+++ b/linux/Config.in
@@ -40,6 +40,11 @@ config BR2_LINUX_KERNEL_CUSTOM_VERSION
This option allows to use a specific official version from
kernel.org, like 2.6.x, 2.6.x.y, 3.x.y, ...
+ Note: you cannot use this option to select a _longterm_ 2.6
+ kernel, because these kernels are not located at the standard
+ URL at kernel.org. Instead, select "Custom tarball" and
+ specify the right URL directly.
+
config BR2_LINUX_KERNEL_CUSTOM_TARBALL
bool "Custom tarball"
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