Re: Question re the dot releases such as

From: Gene Heskett
Date: Tue Jul 26 2005 - 22:26:46 EST

On Tuesday 26 July 2005 21:50, Steven Rostedt wrote:
>On Tue, 2005-07-26 at 21:28 -0400, Kurt Wall wrote:
>> 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.
>Someone should also fix the home page of Since there's
> no link on that page that points to the full 2.6.12. Since a lot of
> the patches on that page go directly against the 2.6.12 kernel and
> not, it would be nice to get the full source of that
> kernel from the home page.
Apparently you are useing a browser to suck that stuff? Use gftp and
walk right up the dir structure to it. Its not hidden at all that

Cheers, Gene
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