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Re: question about kernel source packages

On Tue, 28 Aug 2007 15:15:08 -0400
icelinux@icelinux.net wrote:

> Quoting "Mumia W.." <paduille.4061.mumia.w+nospam@earthlink.net>:
> > On 08/28/2007 12:02 PM, icelinux@icelinux.net 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
>  archive.

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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