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Bug#605090: Updated patch

On lun., 2011-02-14 at 13:25 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 11:02:53AM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On jeu., 2011-02-10 at 10:51 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > > Please start with it. I don't want random code drops _right_ _now_.
> > Well, I've started to setup a git tree, but it's a bit hard to make the
> > kernel package git transition myself.
> I thought about using something derived from the stable tree. You need
> it to do proper patch imports anyway.

I already use the (upstream) stable tree, but that doesn't give me the
Debian patches applied, which is what really matters here.
> > >   - Arbitrary fixes must go to mainline.
> > “arbitrary fixes” are picked up from mainline, which is why I remove
> > them from the patch since they're already backported into Debian.
> No. I meant the "arbitrary" fixes like the const-ness changes.

Those are not arbitraty fixes, the const make sense if the rodata part
is really enforced. This is the kind of thing which is upstreamable
(though DEBUG_RODATA only does part of the job KERNEXEC does) but that
doesn't mean we shouldn't have them now.

Yves-Alexis Perez

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