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Re: Linux kernel package

On Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 08:54:07PM +0200, hotwater438@tutanota.com wrote:
> Hi dear mentors.
> I am confused in how Debian handles new upstream version of
> Linux kernel when it comes out, if they just have debian/ folder
> in the git repo? https://salsa.debian.org/kernel-team/linux
> <https://salsa.debian.org/kernel-team/linux>
> To be more precise, how are patches being applied if upstream version
> changes and code changes as well? Patch is being applied to certain
> lines of code, but since the file is changed, are patches being
> regenerated on each new upstream version? If so I can't see any commits
> on the VCS which approve that.

Please do read https://wiki.debian.org/KernelFAQ better than I just did.

Geert Stappers
Leven en laten leven

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