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From: Henrik Brix Andersen <brix@g.o>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.16-2 release
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 08:59:48 +0200
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
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Henrik Brix Andersen <brix@g.o>
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[ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.16-2 release
-- Daniel Drake
Re: [ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.16-2 release
-- John Mylchreest
Re: [ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.16-2 release
-- Daniel Drake
Re: [ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.16-2 release
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Re: [ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.16-2 release
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