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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:
> >>1000-1400 linux-stable
> >Why does this need to be so big? Why not just include the -stable
> >patches directly, all rolled up (126.96.36.199), 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.
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