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SubjectRe: Applying 2.5.4-pre1 patch
Pierre Rousselet wrote:
>
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > Pierre Rousselet wrote:
> >
> >>Jeff Garzik wrote:
> >>
> >>>Pierre Rousselet wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>Patching drivers/char/gameport with /dev/null doesn't work for me. What
> >>>>is the trick ?
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>/dev/null indicates a new, or a removed, file.
> >>>
> >>'patch -p0 < patch' is confused by this : "sure you want to delete this
> >>file ?"
> >>
> >
> > Linus's patches should be applied with -p1.
>
> OK, it works. But you cannot use the patch-file outside of the linux
> directory.

This is normal with everybody else's patches, such as Alan's. Linus is
just sorta catching up.


> It means also the patch-kernel script is dead.

Did you actually try patch-kernel, from inside the kernel dir? It
appears to use 'p1' to apply patches.

Jeff


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