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Re: RHEL and FC Kernels



On Sat, Apr 09, 2005 at 09:30:31PM -0400, William M. Quarles wrote:
 > Dave Jones wrote:
 > 
 > >- The real important bits get backported from the -rc release in progress.
 > >  Thus, when a rebase happens when that -rc turns into a new upstream
 > >  release, they get dropped as they're now included in the tarball.
 > 
 > What do rebase and upstream mean, and how do they relate to FC/RHEL?

upstream = a kernel from kernel.org released by Linus.
rebase = updating the fedora kernel to base on a newer version.
 (ie, if Fedora is on 2.6.9, and Linus puts out 2.6.10, we
  rebase the patches in the Fedora kernel so that they apply
  to a 2.6.10 base)

		Dave


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