Re: separate kernel tree

Stefan Monnier (monnier+lists/linux/kernel/news/@TEQUILA.SYSTEMSZ.CS.YALE.EDU)
13 Sep 1997 13:48:20 -0400

Lance Dillon <> writes:
> i think someone posted a bit back to make a copy if the kernel source
> tree with hard links, so that when you apply patches, you can still keep
> the old version handy, since patch copies the old file, and creates a
> new file....

I remember but can't find the message any more (my news server only keeps them
for about a month). Anyway, you'd be much better off using CVS to keep all
versions of the kernel.