Misconceptions About Red Hat's Kernel Patches

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jul 4 10:39:16 UTC 2007


Good blog to point to when talking about kernel patches in Fedora.


"Talking with quite a few people at OLS last week, it seems there are 
still quite a few misconceptions about just how patched various kernels 
were throughout the history of Red Hat. One particularly egregious 
statement I heard was 'Early Red Hat kernels had ~2000 patches'. Here's 
some hard facts on exactly how many patches were in each release."


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