Re: Linux 2.4.1-ac5

From: Matthias Schniedermeyer (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 15:54:23 EST

> > now that -ac grows that huge, could you put out incremental patches?
> Takes me too much time. But if anyone else wants to, go ahead

This is what i use to diff 2 different kernels

- snip -
           mount none /d/kernel -t ramfs
           cd /d/kernel
           tar -zxf $1
           cp -a linux linuxa
           cd /d/kernel/linuxa
           zcat $2 | patch -p1 -E -s
           cd /d/kernel/linux
           zcat $3 | patch -p1 -E -s
           cd /d/kernel
           diff -Nur linuxa linux
           umount /d/kernel
- snip -

This takes about 8 seconds (for 2.4 kernels) on my Dual PIII-933, 1Gig-RAM

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