Re: How will Emdebian deal with "flag version" kernel 2.6.35?
2010/11/8 Jim Heck <email@example.com>:
> I am considering porting forward to 2.6.32, since I am now targeting
> Squeeze, but want to do so only if there is some long term support for
> security fixes and patches. It's a lot of work to do the port forward,
> since I maintain the kernel and all of the customizations needed for my
> system under revision control and need to systematically apply the same
> changes to a new kernel. Also, this makes using a Debian kernel even more
> troublesome, since kernel.org at least publishes delta patch revisions as
> they update a kernel, which can be easily applied in order to update a
> modified tree. I'm not sure how I'd exactly pick through the changes to a
> Debian kernel package to apply changes (security updates, bug fixes, etc)
> from the patch directory as it changes over the life of the package. It's
> not nearly as simple as picking up the delta patches from kernel.org, since
> there is no straightforward way I know of to decipher the chronology of
> patches, or to even know if they are additive.
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