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SubjectRe: Patches vs complete tarballs....
On Wed, 12 Aug 1998, Michael L. Galbraith wrote:

> On Tue, 11 Aug 1998, John Cochran wrote:
>
> > Greetings,
> >
> > I've just recently started using Linux and a recent thread on this
> > mailing list focused on the problem of people downloading complete
> > kernel sources instead of just the patches to upgrade from earlier
> > versions of the kernel. I myself am guilty of this practice.
> >
> > However, in my defense, I have to point out a problem with the patches...
> >
> > THEY'RE NOT CORRECT
>
> Oh yes they are :) you maybe need to update your patch utility. The
> following was done with patch-2.5.3.
>
> Script started on Wed Aug 12 08:04:18 1998
> [root]:# grep 'SUBLEVEL =' Makefile
> SUBLEVEL = 108
> [root]:# patch -p1 < /usr/src/pat*/*2.1/*109 > /dev/null
> [root]:# patch -p1 < /usr/src/pat*/*2.1/*110 > /dev/null
> [root]:# patch -p1 < /usr/src/pat*/*2.1/*111 > /dev/null
> [root]:# patch -p1 < /usr/src/pat*/*2.1/*112 > /dev/null
> [root]:# patch -p1 < /usr/src/pat*/*2.1/*113 > /dev/null
> [root]:# patch -p1 < /usr/src/pat*/*2.1/*114 > /dev/null
> [root]:# patch -p1 < /usr/src/pat*/*2.1/*115 > /dev/null
> [root]:# find . -name '*.rej'
> [root]:# find . -name '*.orig'
> [root]:# exit
> exit

OR
cd /usr/src/patch
/usr/src/linux/script/patch-kernel

Yavuz

>
> Script done on Wed Aug 12 08:07:36 1998
>
> Cheers,
>
> -Mike
>
>
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