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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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