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SubjectRe: Proposal: Linux Kernel Patch Management System
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Richard Gooch writes:
> in a patch, then an email is sent to <email> stating that a patch with
> ID <id> has been applied. This would allow for automatic notification
> of the patch author when their patch has been applied. All that is
> needed is for Linus to update his patch binary.

Why would the patch binary have to be touched? Do it the Unix way(tm)
and have a wrapper around patch which detects the relevent line in the
patch. (Note that patch will ignore any non-patch lines automagically).
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