Re: question about kernel source packages
On Tue, 28 Aug 2007 15:15:08 -0400
> Quoting "Mumia W.." <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > On 08/28/2007 12:02 PM, email@example.com wrote:
> >> I notice there is a source package for the kernel and a package of
> >> debian patches. Has the kernel source already been patched or would
> >> one need to patch it with all of the included debian patches when
> >> building a custom kernel?
> > It's already patched.
> Doublechecking, you are absolutely positive?
I believe he's correct. From the description of
> Description: Debian patches to version 2.6.22 of the Linux kernel
> This package includes the patches used to produce the prepackaged
> linux-source-2.6.22 package, as well as architecture-specific patches. Note
> that these patches do NOT apply against a pristine Linux 2.6.22 kernel but only
> against the kernel tarball linux-2.6_2.6.22.orig.tar.gz from the Debian
So the prepackaged kernel source has already been patched. The patch
has been applied against the mentioned Debian tarball.
All this is AFAICT.
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