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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.18


On Mon, 25 Feb 2002, DevilKin wrote:

> 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...

Having two 2.4.18's is a bit of a mess for the ftp.kernel.org mirroring
system.



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