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SubjectRe: Change of policy for future 2.2 driver submissions
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----- Original Message -----
From: <Wayne.Brown@altec.com>
To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: Daniel Phillips <phillips@innominate.de>; Mark Hahn
<hahn@coffee.psychology.mcmaster.ca>; <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Sent: Friday, January 05, 2001 12:32 PM
Subject: Re: Change of policy for future 2.2 driver submissions


> On another subject, is all this new "testXX-preYY" stuff over now that
2.4.0 is
> out, and will we be going back to the standard x.y.z numbering scheme? Or
is
> this another thing that's changed for good? I really miss being able to
apply
> all the patches at once with linux/scripts/patchkernel.
>
> Wayne
>
Wayne,

The versions of patch-kernel included in 2.3/2.4 support extra version
information, so patches from Linus and others (i.e. Alan Cox) can be applied
if proper information is placed in the kernel Makefile.

Matthew D. Pitts
mpitts@suite224.net


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