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    SubjectRe: 2.1.47 drivers/pnp corruption
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    > On Tue, 29 Jul 1997, Sid Boyce wrote:
    >
    > >I applied patch-2.1.47 and ended up with files of size zero bytes, next
    > >downloaded the full sources and they were likewise the same. I've just
    > >joined the mailing list, in case this has been answered here before.
    >
    > When I apply kernel patches then (sometimes) I do a `find /usr/src/linux
    > -size 0 -name \*.[ch] | xargs rm` because a empty programming file is not
    > an information.
    >
    > I don' t know if is the right way to do this, but works form me.
    >
    > A more secure way is left the empty files on the filesystem (if you want
    > to be sure to don' t execute a `>/.../.../filename` if you get an error
    > compiling the kernel :).

    Easier: the options -E and --remove-empty-files remove empty files.
    Or use make distclean to get rid of reject and backup files, too.

    Ralf

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