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From: Gene Heskett <gene.heskett@gmail.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Michael Krufky <mkrufky@linuxtv.org>, Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>,
	stable@kernel.org, Justin Forbes <jmforbes@linuxtx.org>,
	Zwane Mwaikambo <zwane@arm.linux.org.uk>,
	"Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>,
	Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>,
	Chuck Wolber <chuckw@quantumlinux.com>,
	Chris Wedgwood <reviews@ml.cw.f00f.org>,
	Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com>,
	torvalds@linux-foundation.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org,
	alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Subject: Re: [patch 00/31] 2.6.20-stable review
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 23:04:43 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200703202304.44388.gene.heskett@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <46004021.7040202@linuxtv.org>

On Tuesday 20 March 2007, Michael Krufky wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Tuesday 20 March 2007, Greg KH wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 01:15:02AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>> In any event, something tickled the monster, and its hungry.  This
>>>> is a full-stop, show-stopper AFAIAC.
>>>>
>>>> I'll cut that patch-2.6.20.4-rc1 in halves, and build 2 more test
>>>> kernels tomorrow to start a bisect if no one has any better idea
>>>> before then.
>>>
>>> I'd recommend using the quilt tree of patches to do this, it will be
>>> easier than trying to split the larger patch up into pieces by hand.
>>>
>>> thanks,
>>>
>>> greg k-h
>>
>> I don't have quilt installed, and no idea how to use it if it was,
>> Greg. Even my git is now pushing a year old.
>
>Gene-
>
>quilt is a very easy tool to use...  Here is a quick run-down.
>
>#1) remove the stable -rc patch from the tree
>
>#2) install quilt
>
>#3) go to your source tree, and create a directory called "patches"
>
>#4) copy all of the patches from Greg's queue into that "patches"
> directory, including the "series" file.
>
>#5) quilt push, to apply the first patch
>    quilt push, to apply the second patch (you get the idea)
>    quilt push -a , to apply all patches in the series
>
>#6) quilt pop, to back out the most recent patch pushed in
>    quilt pop -a to back out the entire series.
>
>If a patch doesnt apply, quilt will let you know about it, and present
> you with the option to force the patch to apply.  This is highly
> unlikely to occur, since Greg has already done what needs to be done to
> make these patches apply to the source.
>
>For a better explanation, see "man quilt".  Using quilt, when you have a
> list of patches and a series file containing the merge order is *much*
> easier that a git bisection, and can help you to find the problem patch
> much quicker.
>
>I hope this helps...
>
It looks like, from the series files contents, that I grabbed the 
wrong 'queue', its all 2.6.21 stuff.  url please.

Thanks.

>Good Luck,
>
>Michael Krufky



-- 
Cheers, Gene
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
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-- Newspaperman from Frank Capra's _Meet_John_Doe_

  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-03-21  3:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 48+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2007-03-19 21:36 ` Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:37   ` [patch 01/31] Fix another NULL pointer deref in ipv6_sockglue.c Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:37   ` [patch 02/31] Fix rtm_to_ifaddr() error return Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:37   ` [patch 03/31] Fix user copy length in ipv6_sockglue.c Greg KH
2007-03-19 22:01     ` Chris Wright
2007-03-19 22:51       ` David Miller
2007-03-20  4:05       ` Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:37   ` [patch 04/31] gdth: fix oops in gdth_copy_cmd() Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:37   ` [patch 05/31] NetLabel: Verify sensitivity level has a valid CIPSO mapping Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:38   ` [patch 06/31] NETFILTER: nfnetlink_log: fix reference counting Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:38   ` [patch 07/31] IA64: fix NULL pointer in ia64/irq_chip-mask/unmask function Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:38   ` [patch 08/31] adjust legacy IDE resource setting (v2) Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:38   ` [patch 09/31] mm: fix madvise infinine loop Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:38   ` [patch 10/31] EHCI: add delay to bus_resume before accessing ports Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:38   ` [patch 11/31] initialise pi_lock if CONFIG_RT_MUTEXES=N Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:38   ` [patch 12/31] futex: PI state locking fix Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:39   ` [patch 13/31] nfs: nfs_getattr() cant call nfs_sync_mapping_range() for non-regular files Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:39   ` [patch 14/31] hrtimer: prevent overrun DoS in hrtimer_forward() Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:39   ` [patch 15/31] fix MTIME_SEC_MAX on 32-bit Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:39   ` [patch 16/31] fix read past end of array in md/linear.c Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:39   ` [patch 17/31] r8169: fix a race between PCI probe and dev_open Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:39   ` [patch 18/31] Fix extraneous IPSEC larval SA creation Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:39   ` [patch 19/31] : Fix GFP_KERNEL with preemption disabled in fib_trie Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:40   ` [patch 20/31] Fix ipv6 flow label inheritance Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:40   ` [patch 21/31] Copy over mac_len when cloning an skb Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:40   ` [patch 22/31] Fix sparc64 hugepage bugs Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:40   ` [patch 23/31] Fix page allocation debugging on sparc64 Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:40   ` [patch 24/31] IrDA: irttp_dup spin_lock initialisation Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:40   ` [patch 25/31] Input: i8042 - really suppress ACK/NAK during panic blink Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:40   ` [patch 26/31] hda-intel - Fix codec probe with ATI controllers Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:40   ` [patch 27/31] oom fix: prevent oom from killing a process with children/sibling unkillable Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:41   ` [patch 28/31] dio: invalidate clean pages before dio write Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:41   ` [patch 29/31] Input: i8042 - fix AUX IRQ delivery check Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:48     ` Dmitry Torokhov
2007-03-19 21:55       ` Chuck Ebbert
2007-03-20  4:18       ` [stable] " Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:41   ` [patch 30/31] fix deadlock in audit_log_task_context() Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:41   ` [patch 31/31] UML - arch_prctl should set thread fs Greg KH
2007-03-19 21:43   ` [patch 00/31] 2.6.20-stable review Greg KH
2007-03-20  5:15   ` Gene Heskett
2007-03-20 15:52     ` Greg KH
2007-03-20 19:59       ` Gene Heskett
2007-03-20 20:12         ` Michael Krufky
2007-03-21  2:56           ` Gene Heskett
2007-03-21  3:04           ` Gene Heskett [this message]
2007-03-21  3:39             ` Greg KH
2007-03-21  3:53               ` Gene Heskett
2007-03-25 16:30                 ` Adrian Bunk

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