Patch'es that will (hopefully) be mentioned in 2.4.4..
Jesse Tie Ten Quee
highos at highos.com
Mon Dec 18 11:47:57 PST 2000
On Mon, Dec 18, 2000 at 02:34:33PM -0500, J.A. Neitzel wrote:
> I know that some distros suck at getting patches back to the maintainers.
> Example: RedHat and some flags they added to ModUtils that the maintainer
> said he did not like and were *not* necessary. I think this was mentioned
> on the Kernel Traffi(c|k) list..?
> How can we integrate all these patches and even be sure that they apply
> to bugs that *exist* in the pristine sources? I am concerned that all? or
> some? of the distros have conflicting goals with the pristine sources of
> many packages.
> Hee Hee, of course we do... Or, I do anyway. There must be a lot of
> people out there with similar questions / concerns.
I mumble too much and wonder if i make sense sometimes, which is when i
usually add a comment like that, so if someone has no idea what i'm
posting, they can safelly ignore it ;)
> BTW, I don't mean to knock the Distros. w/o em, where would I have
> begun..? And I do like the tar patch (aka the -y flag, or -I, in the case
> of RedHat)! =o)
Gerard does mention the Patch(from the bzip2 homepage) for the -y (bzip2) switch in the book.
Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com
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