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From: Greg KH <gregkh@g.o>
To: gentoo-kernel@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-kernel] New genpatches numbering scheme
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 22:32:08
Message-Id: 20060214214341.GA32499@kroah.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-kernel] New genpatches numbering scheme by Daniel Drake
On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 12:00:29AM +0000, Daniel Drake wrote:
> Greg KH wrote: > >On Mon, Feb 13, 2006 at 10:41:14PM +0000, Daniel Drake wrote: > >>FIXES > >>===== > >>1000-1400 linux-stable > > > >Why does this need to be so big? Why not just include the -stable > >patches directly, all rolled up (2.6.15.4), instead of all broken out? > > Sometimes (admittedly not very often) we get clashes. For example, the > usermode-sources upstream patch sometimes includes UML fixes which are > also present in -stable. > > This allows us to work around that with minimal hassle in the ebuild, by > setting UNIPATCH_EXCLUDE=1234 where 1234 is the genpatches ID of the > duplicated patch.
Ah, ok that makes sense. Looks good to me. thanks, greg k-h -- gentoo-kernel@g.o mailing list