Re: linux/scripts/patch-kernel

Ulrich Windl (
Mon, 11 Mar 1996 10:07:52 +0100

On 9 Mar 96 at 19:04, Nick Holloway wrote:

> There is no need to pipe the output through grep, as there are no
> extraneous lines in the patches I've seen (and I read them _all_).
> I also consider the fix above to be erroneous, as '!' is not valid in a
> shell script, it is known to bash, and the script starts '#!/bin/sh'.
> [Aside: I notice that it isn't excutable in the distribution tar].

Right! I aslo have to look up the order of the arguments each time
before I use it. What about a good usage message, and reading missing
parameters interactively?