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SubjectRe: Fw: [Patch] Some updates to serial-5.05
Stuart MacDonald wrote:
> > Doubtful. When applied to 2.4.x-current:
> >
> > [jgarzik@rum linux_2_4]$ patch drivers/char/serial.c < ~/tmp/patch
> > patching file drivers/char/serial.c
> > Hunk #1 FAILED at 1405.
> > Hunk #2 FAILED at 2514.
> > Hunk #3 FAILED at 2572.
> > Hunk #4 FAILED at 3968.
> > patch: **** malformed patch at line 55: {
>
> You're right, the patches tend not to apply to non-5.05 versions.
> However, applying them to 2.4.14 doesn't give me the above. What
> exactly is 2.4.x-current, and where can I get it?

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/testing/

But it looks like your patch should be able to apply with little or no
modification, versus 2.4.15-pre4 or 2.4.14 release.


> I'll do a patch set against 5.05c, should rmk or tytso request it.
> Unless you're also a serial maintainer of some description?

I converted serial.c to support cardbus/hotplug, and have merged a patch
or two due to absence of maintainer...

Jeff


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