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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] README (resend) - Explain new 2.6.xx.x version number
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    > Hi,
    >
    > On Tue, 14 Sep 2004, Daniel Andersen wrote:
    >
    >> This one ended up in the void last time without any comments.
    >
    > The funny thing is by the time people managed to apply the patch
    > correctly, they don't need to read the README anymore.

    That's correct for this time. However, if they have other kernel
    trees (in the future) with this patch applied, it can help.

    > Seriously, without knowing about the pre-patches, what would you expect
    > about the patch order if you found the patches 2.6.8, 2.6.8.1, 2.6.9?

    We have evidence that it's confusing to more than one person.

    ~Randy

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