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Re: [Xen-users] rebased opensuse 2.6.31 xen patches

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] rebased opensuse 2.6.31 xen patches
From: Bruce Edge <bruce.edge@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 15:01:23 -0700
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On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 2:56 AM, Andrew Lyon <andrew.lyon@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 9:32 AM, Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> Andrew Lyon <andrew.lyon@xxxxxxxxx> 15.10.09 10:22 >>>
>>>Thanks Bruce, I've CC'ed Jan in case he wants to merge this fix into his 
>> No, I won't - this is due to you dropping all our other patches (in the given
>> case, the reason why this works for us is patches.fixes/use-totalram_pages.
>> If you drop all our non-Xen patches, you generally will want to also drop
>> all of patches.xen/xen3-* except for the ones stating "Automatically
>> created from "patches.kernel.org/*" by xen-port-patches.py", otherwise
>> you will always have the risk of those depending on something the
>> respective native patch introduced.
>> Jan
> Sorry Jan, I have a script that filters the xen patches exactly as you
> describe but I had made a small mistake which allowed
> xen3-use-totalram_pages.patch to slip through.
> Will be more careful in future.
> Andy


Apologies, I'm not up on OpenSuse kernel patch mechanisms.

Any chance you could post your filter script so we can see what
patches should actually be applied?
Or just a list or what needs to skipped.

What's the purpose of including these additional patches?



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