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SubjectRe: Proposal: Linux Kernel Patch Management System
Mitchell Blank Jr wrote:
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> Daniel Quinlan wrote:
> > "Version" - the base kernel version. For example, "2.4.0-test8-pre1".
> > The web page will list valid version strings.
>
> Ideally this should be overridable for patches marked experimental, since
> they might be to some modified kernel. Of course you wouldn't do an
> test for applyability :-)

Yes you can. Use the "Requires" identifier to add all the previous
patches first. But if the patch for the prerequisite modification isn't
available, what is the point of submitting the patch?

Eli
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