Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata

You are viewing an old version of this page. View the current version.

Compare with Current View Page History

« Previous Version 6 Next »

Motivation for GDP Master



Makes it easier for interested parties to know where the work / bleeding edge of GDP is being conducted, previously we've received feedback stating the branch structure / naming schema was confusing this should ease that.


Projected audience and users of the GDP Master

You should be using master if..

The Patch Submission Process


  • Master: The default branch for genivi-dev-platform.git & meta-genivi-dev.git
    Work during release cycles is completed in this branch, once a 'release' candidate is declared
    master is branched to a 'release' branch, which becomes the current maintenance branch.
    Currently (and following general yocto practices) the version of the GDP in master is linked
    by the underlying baseline (meta-ivi) and the yocto release below it (poky/OE), once a release is
    declared this inheritance is used to define the version. It is expected that any new package contributions
    are sent as patches / PR's against master. Due to being a branch in constant flux in terms of yocto versioning,
    situations may occur in which not all target hardware is supported due to the relevant BSP layer not supporting
    the required version of yocto.

  • Maintenance: The current maintenance branch of genivi-dev-platform & meta-genivi-dev.git
    The maintenance branch is the name given to the currently supported 'release' branch of GDP
    Once a new release is declared and branched from master, the maintenance title is transferred.
    Only bug/security fixes or specific backport patches / PR's should be based against this branch.
    It is expected that a user looking for a 'stable' GDP build (or requiring a certain version of a package)
    would use the maintenance branch.

GDP Master lifetime


Where to find GDP Master

GDP Master is here 

The remote head of the repo is set to the master branch, i.e master is the default branch.



Check GDP-263 - Getting issue details... STATUS for content
  • No labels