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SubjectRe: RFC: "SubmittingPatches" text
On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > The Unofficial Linus HOWTO
> 'Care And Operation Of Your Linus Torvalds'
> > mv linux linux-vanilla
> > diff -urN linux-vanilla $MYSRC > /tmp/patch
> Include Tigrans recommended exclude list and info

Alan Cox is very concise. I shall interpret :)

He refers to the dontdiff file I currently maintain on:

and the command line to make the patch would become:

diff -urN -X dontdiif linux $MYSRC > /tmp/mysrc.patch


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