On Donnerstag, 15. September 2016 15:52:48 CEST Sven Eckelmann wrote:
> Unified diff base patches have the problem that they fix only a single line
> and depend on the surrounding. This approach can fail relative often when
> the surrounding code will be changed often. Thus semantic patches (like
> spatch from coccinelle) or simple find+replace scripts are better for this
> approach.
> Introduce a simple script file which will store these kind of find+replace
> instructions.
> Signed-off-by: Sven Eckelmann <s...@narfation.org>
> ---

We could also skip this step and directly use coccinelle. I started a branch
some examples to cleanup our compat hacks [1]. The change for the netlink
const change is also already available [2].

Kind regards,

[1] https://git.open-mesh.org/batman-adv.git/shortlog/refs/heads/ecsv/buildpatch

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