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SubjectRe: The latest -ac patch to the stable Linux kernels
Well, shortly put, the -ac tree is much more -pre than the -pre patches 
are. Using -ac patches is jumping ahead of the -pre patches normally.


Adam McKenna wrote:

>On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 07:37:03PM -0400, David Ford wrote:
>>Not at all.
>>Alan's most recent patch is in line with the 2.4.19 series of patches,
>>these are pre patches to the upcoming 2.4.19.
>Right, but (as far as I know) 2.4.19-pre6 is not considered the "stable linux
>kernel", is it? So how could 2.4.19-pre5-ac3 be the latest -ac patch to the
>stable linux kernel? It's more like "the latest -ac patch to the latest
>prepatch for the stable linux kernel".
>What I'm really complaining about is that for people who don't like to use
>-pre kernels (like me), is useless for finding out
>what the latest -ac patch is to a non-pre kernel.

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