[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#483378: Bug#483378: Bug#483378: nvidia-kernel-source: wrong patch direction?

Randall Donald randy at khensu.org
Wed May 28 16:08:41 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-05-28 at 11:17 -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:

> > In the latest 2 versions, the xen and other patches seem to be applied
> > in the wrong direction.  This is from a fresh rm -rf modules/ ; tar
> > xvf ... ; make-kpkg clean ....  with both the clean and configure

Ah, doing a clean first on a clean source already. 

> I think the correct thing to do is to apply the patches in the package
> build step and not try to do it in the clean/configure steps at all.
> It's simply a mess to do it there.
> Clean should do it in reverse if at all.
> The rules already has a place to apply patches while building the module
> source package, which works well, why are we not using it?

If I remember correctly, It had to do with not shipping with modified
code except for patches direct from NVIDIA. I'll have to check the
license again to be sure. 

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