Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>  > Wolfgang Grandegger wrote:
>  > > Hi Jan,
>  > > 
>  > > currently the RT-Socket-CAN drivers maintains it's own version or
>  > > release number. As RT-Socket-CAN is part of Xenomai, I do not see the
>  > > need for it (and so far I did not update it). What is the intended use
>  > > of "driver_version" in "struct rtdm_device"?
>  > 
>  > Actually, I was thinking about this too yesterday. The idea of the
>  > separate versioning for RTDM drivers is to signal the users if something
>  > in the driver really changed. It's fairly obvious what to do with it for
>  > out-of-tree drivers, but for in-tree it might be worth considering the
>  > policy.
>  > 
>  > The current model, maintained more or less properly for the existing
>  > drivers, is to increment independently of Xenomai according to major or
>  > minor changes. One may ease this burden for the driver developer by
>  > simply filling in Xenomai's version here. That would just let the
>  > revisions increase on every Xenomai release, even if the driver remained
>  > untouched. The tag would still have a meaning for out-of-tree drivers,
>  > but for in-tree it would be fairly meaningless.
>  > 
>  > Well, whatever is commonly preferred, it should then be applied
>  > consistently on all RTDM drivers in Xenomai. What are the opinions on
>  > this list (I will comment afterwards)?
>  > 
>  > > Furthermore, there is also
>  > > "profile_version" (which does not show up n the Doxygen docu for some
>  > > strange reason).
>  > 
>  > The automatic update from the latest SVN must be broken on
>  > www.xenomai.org, there is more stuff missing.
> 
> The automatic update only updates the web site from the contents of the
> "generated" directory. In order to update this directory, go to the
> "doc" subdirectory of the build tree and type "make generate-doc", then
> run svn commit in the "generated" directory. I will install the proper
> version of doxygen and regenerate the documentation.
> 

Ah, thanks.

Jan

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