[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Best practices for kernel patches?

>>>>> "Matt" == Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> writes:

    Matt> I have started work on packaging a kernel patch, and I've
    Matt> run into an issue that I'm sure that others have dealt with
    Matt> already.

    Matt> Should kernel-patch packages contain diffs against the
    Matt> official kernel, or against the patched Debian sources?

Could the differences to the Debian kernel also be distributed as
kernel patch packages?

That way, it would be easy to specify in your patch that it requires
the official Debian patch first.

Not sure if it would work, just an idea.
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

Reply to: