[arch-dev-public] kernel26 patch git repository

Simo Leone simo at archlinux.org
Sat Apr 5 17:53:57 EDT 2008

On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 10:49:25PM +0200, =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Thomas_B=E4chler_ wrote:
> I generated the first prepatch for 2.6.25 (2.6.25-rc8-git4). You can find 
> the changes in git:
> - Dropped the unusual-devs patch, I submitted this one over a year ago and 
> it should be merged right no, no idea why it still applies
> - There is no newer mactel patch. I would like to drop it, is this really 
> still necessary?
> - There is no phc patch which applies. I was always against this patch, so 
> what do we do about it? I'd like to drop it.
> - Updated acpi-dsdt-initrd and unionfs
> - Dropped the bugfix patches in 2.6.24
> Any comments are appreciated, I will try building a kernel with this 
> patches in a minute.
I don't think it's a bad thing to cut the fat, so to speak. However
we'll need to be careful (and explicit) about dropping support for
things people are already using, otherwise people are going to get some
nasty surprises when they upgrade.

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