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Kernel rolling helper

Project description

Roller provides a pythonic Kernel object for configuring and compiling kernels, and a streamlined command line tool for using that object

## Usage

./roller.py

### Options

  • -v, –verbose: increase verbosity, which includes using progress bars for downloading/extracting
  • -k, –kernel: pick the version you want to build. Defaults to latest stable
  • -n, –new-revision: set new revision to create
    • “next” will automatically increment to the next revision
    • Omit this to build directly from the selected config without modification
  • -c, –config: kernel version to get the initial configuration from. Defaults to current running version
  • -r, –config-revision: kernel revision to use for initial configuration. Defaults to “current”, which uses /proc/config.gz
  • -s, –skip-install: don’t install kernel to /boot

## Installation

git clone git://github.com/akerl/roller

## License

roller is released under the MIT License. See the bundled LICENSE file for details.

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