On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 18:56, email@example.com wrote: > In article <i0Es.Ko.firstname.lastname@example.org> you write: > >#!/bin/bash > ... > ># Make it so make-kpkg patches the source > >PATCH_THE_KERNEL="YES" > > The variable PATCH_THE_KERNEL is not used later in the script. Since > there is no "export", it's not put into the environment (unless > there's a bash option for that and you've set it here via $ENV or some > such). Therefore, I don't see how this statement can have any effect. > > I thought that if I got the kernel-source Debian package (via > apt-get), it was already patched. Was I wrong? Since I manually type that script out, as I forgot where I put it... that was the one line I forgot to add. Yes, the Debian Kernel Source is already patched... but what you are forgetting that Debian ALSO has "alternative" patches available for the tree. "apt-cache search kernel-patch | less" should enlighten you on this. Excuse for the forgotten "export" and the patches not disclosed. -- greg, email@example.com REMEMBER ED CURRY! http://www.iwethey.org/ed_curry Entranced by the bitter harmony of your lips, I gaze beyond reason to find the oasis of your ruptured soul.
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