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On Monday 25 February 2002 20:18, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Feb 2002, Holzrichter, Bruce wrote:
> > > Ok, DAMN. I missed the -rc4 patch in 2.4.18. Real sorry about that.
> > >
> > > 2.4.19-pre1 will contain it.
> >
> > Should 2.4.18 final get a -dontuse tag or something?
>
> No. A "-dontuse" tag should be only used when the kernel can cause damage
> in some way.
>
> The patch which I missed only breaks static apps on _some_ architectures
> (not including x86).
>
> > Some people may get confused grabbing 2.4.18 and not getting the fixes
> > that went into rc-4? Just a thought...
>
> I already changed ftp.kernel.org's changelog adding:
>
> "Update: The SET_PERSONALITY fix in rc4 has _not_
> been included in the final 2.4.18 by mistake."
>
> I guess thats enough.

Wouldn't it be easier just to make a new 2.4.18 with the patch applied?

Just to make all our lives a bit easier...

DK
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