Re: using bug reports on vendor kernels
Oliver Neukum (Oliver.Neukum@lrz.uni-muenchen.de)
Thu, 9 Aug 2001 23:42:38 +0200
Am Donnerstag, 9. August 2001 23:31 schrieben Sie:
> Oliver writes:
> > is there a site that would allow me to browse a list of patches added to
> > vendor kernels (esp. RedHat). I need this to use an oops supplied by a
> > user.
> You _should_ be able to simply get the RedHat source RPM, and have a look
> at the various patches that are applied to the base Linus kernel. At least
> that is how the Turbolinux and SuSE kernels are built (haven't looked
> at a RedHat kernel in a while, but I expect the same). Granted, some
> of the patch names are not exactly self explanitory (e.g. jumbo patches
> like -ac or -aa, which have their own documentation somewhere, often l-k).
It might do so. However the speed of my internet connectivity would make this
a very, very slow task.
And the day after having completed that I'd be bound to get a bug report from
a Mandrake user.
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