At the beginning I'm sorry if this post is completely unrelated to this
I'm trying to find the base linux kernel version from which a patch has
been created and posted to LKML.
Most patches contain the index line. Is it the well known git index
(staging area) ?
Can I use the index to find the exact kernel version from which a patch was
Please look at an example patch sent to LKML:
It contains the following index line:
index 8dd1e55..9b0c81e 100644
I tried to find it using "git log" but I couldn't.
Please help me to determine the exact kernel version.
thanks in advance
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