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 . The change for the netlink const change is also already available . Kind regards, Sven  https://git.open-mesh.org/batman-adv.git/shortlog/refs/heads/ecsv/buildpatch  https://git.open-mesh.org/batman-adv.git/commitdiff/2895226999760f2f2b34b506d33dc54c3bb43ca4?hp=7582ba83a3c7870dcb00f166259fbbb65600566c
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