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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.9-rc1
Dâniel Fraga wrote:

> I always update my kernel when the official patch is announced and
>I'd expect to follow a well defined order (2.6.8 -> 2.6.8.1 ->
>2.6.9...).
>
> Suppose we had 2.6.8.1, 2.6.8.2, 2.6.8.3 until 2.6.8.10. Should I
>remove 10 patches just to update to 2.6.9? For me it's a waste of time.
>
>
You wouldn't have to. The patch method from 2.6.8.x to 2.6.8.x+1 would
be this:
unpatch 2.6.8.x
patch 2.6.8.x+1

Actually, going from any patch sublevel to any other is the same two
steps: remove the last patch level, patch to the new level.

- Steve

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