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Re: Patching 2.6.11.6 to 2.6.11.7



On Sunday 10 Apr 2005 12:53, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> 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.

I guess you mean the new Kernel release numbering? you can read about it here:

http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/282998

Be warned its a rather long but interesting thread :)

Cheers

Colin
-- 
Fedora Core 2, Custom Built Kernel 2.6.11-ck4
KDE-Redhat-3.4.0-1.4.2.kde
Registered Linux user number #342953


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