On Sat, Jul 03, 2004 at 10:55:09PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Christoph Hellwig <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 03:32:55PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> >> Its also quite off the mark for amd64. The last kerel version had a 0 Byte
> >> patch for amd64 and only the current one has some patches in there to
> >> fix recent bugs.
> > So what exact problems does the patch you propose solve? Which systems
> > don't boot/corrupt data/start nuclear wars without it? Do you
> > understand what exactly the patch does?
> You have to ask Frederik about the exact contents of his last
> upload. Personally I haven't kept a close eye on what he put into the
> 2.6.7 patch but there was only talk about a handfull of patches
> special to 2.6.7 for amd64 and there were no patches before that.
> PS: Is there a simple patch system to manage the patchlets of an -arch
> patch that everyone should use? Something that makes it easy to get
> them applied, unaplied, edited and so on.
Please, checkout the kernel-parch-powerpc package from the subversion
repo, Jens realised a (rather simple) system for doing this, that could
easily be cloned to other -arch patch packages.