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SubjectRe: Possible README patch

Anuradha Ratnaweera writes:
>
> On Sat, 5 May 2001, Russell King wrote:
>
> > gzip -dc linux-2.4.XX.tar.gz | tar zvf -
> > gzip -dc patchXX.gz | patch -p0
>
> This does _not_ work for international kernel patch. They assume the
> directories lin.2.x.x/ (old) and int.2.x.x/ (new) and not linux/.
> Therefore it _is_ necessary to `cd linux' and do a `patch -p1'.

Yes, but this document is about the official final patches Linus and
Alan release for 2.2.x and 2.4.x, not about arbitrary kernel patches
that are available.

Later,
David S. Miller
davem@redhat.com

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