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Re: Patching 2.6.11.6 to 2.6.11.7



Colin J Thomson wrote:

>> I am trying to patch from 2.6.11.6 to 2.6.11.7 using the command:
>> patch -E -p1 <patchfile in /usrsrc/linux-2.6.
> 
> You have to back out the 2.6.11.6 patch first:
> 
> cd into the source tree
> patch -R -p1 </path/to/patch
> 
> and then apply the 2.6.11.7 patch:
> 
> patch -E -p1 </path/to/patch

Thanks for that.
But why have they started this new scheme?
It just seems annoying to me.

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