Re: debian kernel patch not applying
On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 02:37:56AM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
> reassign 249812 kernel
> The fairly obvious solution would be to include the prune-non-free
> script in kernel-patch-debian-2.6.8, and have it run by /usr/src/kernel-
> patches/all/2.6.8/apply/debian. We'd also have to change the
> description to say something like "This should be applied to a pristine
> Linux 2.6.8 kernel that has had non-free bits removed. Running the
> prune-non-free script will strip the non-free bits for you." (or add
> that bit to the README.Debian).
My approach to this problem is to modify patches that remove files
to create a dummy file, for instance containing a one like comment
explaining that dpkg-source can't cope with file deletion.