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Re: [Xen-devel] Applying patches to xen kernels

To: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Applying patches to xen kernels
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 13:00:37 +0200
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On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 10:51:54AM +0000, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 14 Mar 2005, at 10:42, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> >1. Extract vanilla kernel (2.6.11)
> >2. Apply patches (
> >3. Run mkbuildtree
> >
> >It looks like above steps should be OK. Just asking to be sure :)
> >
> >Patches which touch arch/ might be a problem ?
> A better order, which can also deal with some arch/ patches, is
>  1. Extract vanilla 2.6.11 kernel
>  2. Run mkbuildtree
>  3. Rewrite patch so that arch/i386 hits arch/xen/i386 for any 
> file that arch/xen overrides
>  4. Apply modified patch and cross your fingers



-- Pasi Kärkkäinen
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