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Re: Maintaining kernel source in sarge

On Sat, May 24, 2003 at 11:37:09AM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> Guido, you're not going about it the right way.  It's a three-way
> merge.  You take a kernel.org tree, diff it against the architecture
> tree that you're interested in, and then wiggle it into applying to the
> kernel source package that comes with Debian.  It's not all that hard,
> and there's a number of tools to help you (dirdiff, for instance; but
> all I ever use is diff, patch, a text editor, and CVS/BK).

These diff some random CVS tree vs kernel-source approach also
has other problems.  At least kernel-patch-2.4.20-m68k reintroduces
the oh so unfree firmware the kernel-source package removes..

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