Re: kernel-patch-debian-2.6.8 and pristine linux 2.6.8 kernel
On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 08:05:22AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > I hope that this arrangements is acceptable by everyone while still
> > helping at least users who are mostly interested in the code that Debian
> > does distributes. Hopefully these are most of the users.
> What is the real problem ? you don't want to use the debian kernel, but the
> upstream one, it is up to you. you get the individual debian patches, and
> apply all of them to your kernel-source, except the ones that touch the
> firmwared stuff or whatever.
> Christoph, i don't remember if the debian-patch package does include also the
> standalone patches, or only the global debian version ones. Maybe the easiest
> thing would be some tag in the DP: lines of the dpatches that mark a patch as
> touching not-upstream-clean stuff, and have a script or something to apply,
> with an option to include or not those.
kernel-patch-debian is monolithic patches only. I still don't
understand it's purpose anyway - the .diff.gz for kernel-source is much