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From: Henrik Brix Andersen <brix@g.o>
To: gentoo-kernel@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-kernel] [ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.16-2 release
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 07:00:05
Message-Id: 20060329065948.GB1419@osgiliath.brixandersen.dk
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-kernel] [ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.16-2 release by Kumba
Hi Kumba,

On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 11:37:15PM -0500, Kumba wrote:
> fwiw, I've got mips-sources modified to follow the upstream kernel.org > notation of 2.6.x.y (even though our primary upstream, linux-mips.org, > doesn't utilize this notation at all).
mips-sources doesn't use genpatches, so the two can not really be compared.
> There's logic in the ebuild that can switch between using -rc, point > releases (the .y ones) and standard versions, and it modifies the logic to > fetch the appropriate patch(es) from upstream to save on what we need to > upload to the gentoo mirrors.
The logic for doing so in genpatches based sources are in kernel-2.eclass. Regards, Brix -- Henrik Brix Andersen <brix@g.o> Gentoo Metadistribution | Mobile computing herd