Re: Question re the dot releases such as

From: Kurt Wall
Date: Tue Jul 26 2005 - 20:31:12 EST

On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 12:38:43PM -0400, Brian Gerst took 21 lines to write:
> Gene Heskett wrote:
> >Greetings;
> >
> >I just built what I thought was, but my script got a tummy
> >ache because I didn't check the Makefile's EXTRA_VERSION, which was
> >set to .2 in the .2 patch. Now my 2.6.12 modules will need a refresh
> >build. :(
> >
> >So whats the proper patching sequence to build a
> >
> The dot-release patches are not incremental. You apply each one to the
> base 2.6.12 tree.

This bit me a while back, too. I'll submit a patch to the top-level
README to spell it out.

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