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From: (Mike Pagano )
To: Gentoo Kernel List <gentoo-kernel@l.g.o>
Subject: [gentoo-kernel] [ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.28-5 release
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 15:01:38
This is an automated email announcing the release of genpatches-2.6.28-5


Revision 1506: 
Fix launching of on some PPC platforms (asn)
Added: 2300_ppc-legacymem-anon-memory.patch

Revision 1513: 
Fix in the generic journaling layer for block devices so the journal commit callback can run without holding j_list_lock, to avoid lock contention (mpagano)
Added: 1910_j-list-lock-contention-fix.patch

Revision 1514: 
Add support for another PAC207 webcam (dsd)
Added: 4405_gspca-support-another-pac207.patch

Revision 1515: 
Linux patch version and removal of redundant patches (mpagano)
Added: 1007_linux-
Deleted: 1500_algo-test-race-fix-aead-init.patch

Revision 1520: 
Adding ext4 patches to prevent potential data loss on crash (mpagano)
Added: 1915_ext4-automatically-allocate-delay-allocated-blocks-on-rename.patch
Added: 1916_ext4-automatically-allocate-delay-allocated-blocks-on-close.patch
Added: 1917_ext4-add-EXT4_IOC_ALLOC_DA_BLKS-ioctl.patch
Added: 1918_ext4-fix-discard-of-inode-prealloc-space-with-delayed-allocation.patch

Revision 1521: 
2.6.28-5 release (mpagano)


When the website updates, the complete patch list and split-out patches will be
available here:


genpatches is the patchset applied to some kernels available in Portage.

For more information, see the genpatches homepage:

For a simple example of how to use genpatches in your kernel ebuild, look at a
recent gentoo-sources-2.6.* ebuild.