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Re: [Xen-devel] applying mailing list patches

To: domiel forty-two <domiel42@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] applying mailing list patches
From: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2010 07:11:48 +0000
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Patches are usually against xen-unstable.hg -- the development branch which
will eventually become Xen 4.1.0. You can apply them with 'patch -p1' at the
root of xen-unstable.hg.

 -- Keir

On 27/11/2010 06:56, "domiel forty-two" <domiel42@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> What's the procedure for applying the patches provided here.
> I've tried patching the 4.0-testing repository with Qing He's nested vmx patch
> series from september without any success. I've also had similar problems with
> applying a set of patches that Eddie Dong sent me in a private email.
> I'm assuming that the patches need to be applied against the 4.0.1 release
> tag.
> I also notice that the patches seem to originate from 'hg export' however they
> only include one '-r' argument to diff which doesn't seem correct - certainly
> hg import --exact returns a "abort: not a Mercurial patch" error.
> I'm also assuming that the order the patches need to be applied are the order
> in which they are tagged by name in the series, ie. patch 01/16, 02/16, etc.
> is this a flawed assumption?
> Can anyone please tell me where I'm going wrong?
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