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Re: [Xen-devel] Looking for xen-blkback patch for 2.6.39 kernel

Please don't top post.

On Fri, 2011-06-03 at 12:05 +0100, Iain Kay wrote:
> Ian,
> Cheers for asking it forced me to re-look at git and I discovered a
> command to list all the branches. Have since checked out
> 'remotes/origin/stable/xen-blkback-v3.3' and seems to be doing the
> trick.
> This however contains the whole kernel rather than just a patch
> against 2.6.39. I had envisaged the patch being a .patch file applied
> with the linux patch utility but maybe I'm thinking of it all wrong.
> Would I be obtaining a .patch file or would it be using git to create
> patches for use against kernel upstream source?

git is a VCS so you can generate diffs from it, or extract individual
changesets etc. I suggest you google up the "git diff", "git log" and
"git show" commands.


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