LAS16-TR03: Upstreaming 201

LAS16-TR03: Upstreaming 201
Speakers: Shawn Guo, Daniel Thompson
Date: September 27, 2016

★ Session Description ★
This session is an advanced course on Linux kernel upstreaming fundamentals. The course covers how the arm-soc kernel tree is maintained and why that is important to ARM Linux kernel developers. The focus of the course is the explanation of the detailed mechanics of creating and posting patch series to upstream mailing lists for several common cases. Annotated session content is made up of previously upstreamed ARM support captured from emails to the kernel mailing lists. The target audience is both software engineers and engineering managers preparing to upstream software into the kernel. The topic requires a solid background in software configuration management terminology and the git SCM tool as well as a good technical understanding of the Linux kernel itself.

★ Resources ★
Etherpad: pad.linaro.org/p/las16-tr03
Presentations & Videos: http://connect.linaro.org/resource/las16/las16-tr03/

★ Event Details ★
Linaro Connect Las Vegas 2016 – #LAS16
September 26-30, 2016
http://www.linaro.org
http://connect.linaro.org