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From: Daniel Drake <dsd@g.o>
Subject: Re: New genpatches numbering scheme
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 00:00:29 +0000
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.

Daniel
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