From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Fri 10 Oct 2003 - 18:15:08 BST
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 06:58:36PM +0200, Tor Rune Skoglund wrote:
> > On Friday 10 October 2003 11:32, Tor Rune Skoglund wrote:
> >> An idea for the website that might help users select the right
> >> patches: Make a form with selections for the various options
> >> (kernel version, with/ w/o quotas, stable/experimental,
> >> Red Hat specific or not, etc), and present the files that are
> >> of interest to the user after pressing Submit. That might clean
> >> up some of the confusion regarding which pacthes and tools
> >> to use.
> > you can do divide patchset after testing for functionality parts ? if in one
> > pached file have parts for different functionality ?
> > example:
> > private loopback devices and private routing tables both need patch routing
> > related files in net/ipv[4|6].
> > per context device list need pached some files in network core and drivers.
> There would have to some dependance logic involved, of course...
> E.g selecting functionality that requires a patch that requires
> some other patches, should list all the dependant patches also.
> Well, it was just an idea....
sounds good to me, though ...
make a simple but working prototype, you have my
support regarding the dependancies (as far as I
know them ;) and let the community comment ...
> Best regards
> Tor Rune Skoglund