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From: Greg KH <gregkh@g.o>
Subject: Re: New genpatches numbering scheme
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 13:43:41 -0800
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
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