[ANNOUNCE] ketchup 0.8

From: Matt Mackall
Date: Fri Jul 23 2004 - 13:57:39 EST

ketchup is a script that automatically patches between kernel
versions, downloading and caching patches as needed, and automatically
determining the latest versions of several trees. Available at:


New in this version by popular demand:

- falls back to .gz files if .bz2 files aren't available
- can find BK snapshots in old/ directories
(aka the jgarzik memorial hack)
- option to rename directories to linux-<v> after update
- can read default options from KETCHUP_OPTS

Example usage:

$ ketchup 2.6-mm
2.6.3-rc1-mm1 -> 2.6.5-mm4
Applying 2.6.3-rc1-mm1.bz2 -R
Applying patch-2.6.3-rc1.bz2 -R
Applying patch-2.6.3.bz2
Applying patch-2.6.4.bz2
Applying patch-2.6.5.bz2
Downloading 2.6.5-mm4.bz2
Downloading 2.6.5-mm4.bz2.sign
Verifying signature...
gpg: Signature made Sat Apr 10 21:55:36 2004 CDT using DSA key ID 517D0F0E
gpg: Good signature from "Linux Kernel Archives Verification Key
gpg: aka "Linux Kernel Archives Verification Key
gpg: WARNING: This key is not certified with a trusted signature!
gpg: There is no indication that the signature belongs to the
Primary key fingerprint: C75D C40A 11D7 AF88 9981 ED5B C86B A06A 517D 0F0E
Applying 2.6.5-mm4.bz2

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