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Subject[ANNOUNCE] kpatchup 0.02 kernel patching script
This is the first release of kpatchup, a script for managing switching
between kernel releases via patches with some smarts:

- understands -pre and -rc version numbering
- aware of various external trees
- automatically patch between any tree in an x.y release
- automatically download and cache patches on demand
- automatically determine the latest patch in various series
- optionally print version strings or URLs for patches

Currently it knows about 2.4, 2.4-pre, 2.6, 2.6-pre, 2.6-bk, 2.6-mm,
and 2.6-tiny.

Example usage:

$ head Makefile
VERSION = 2
PATCHLEVEL = 6
SUBLEVEL = 2
EXTRAVERSION =-rc2
[...]
$ kpatchup 2.6-mm
2.6.2-rc2 -> 2.6.4-rc1-mm1
Applying patch-2.6.2-rc2.bz2 -R
Applying patch-2.6.2.bz2
Applying patch-2.6.3.bz2
Downloading patch-2.6.4-rc1.bz2...
Applying patch-2.6.4-rc1.bz2
Downloading 2.6.4-rc1-mm1.bz2...
Applying 2.6.4-rc1-mm1.bz2
$ head Makefile
VERSION = 2
PATCHLEVEL = 6
SUBLEVEL = 4
EXTRAVERSION =-rc1-mm1
NAME=Feisty Dunnart
[...]
$ kpatchup -q 2.6.3-rc1
$ head Makefile
VERSION = 2
PATCHLEVEL = 6
SUBLEVEL = 3
EXTRAVERSION =-rc1
NAME=Feisty Dunnart
[...]
$ kpatchup -s 2.6-bk
2.6.4-rc1-bk3
$ kpatchup -u 2.4-pre
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/testing/patch-2.4.26-pre1.bz2


This is an alpha release for people to experiment with. Feedback and
patches encouraged. Grab your copy today at:

http://selenic.com/kpatchup/

--
Matt Mackall : http://www.selenic.com : Linux development and consulting
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