On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 03:05:41PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 08:42:14AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, Greg KH wrote:
> > >
> > > On Sun, Apr 17, 2005 at 04:24:24PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Tools absolutely matter. And it will take time for us to build up that
> > > > kind of helper infrastructure. So being newbie might be part of it, but
> > > > it's the smaller part, I say. Rough interfaces is a big issue.
> > >
> > > Speaking of tools, you had a "dotest" program to apply patches in email
> > > form to a bk tree. And from what I can gather, you've changed that to
> > > handle git archives, right?
> > Yup.
> > It's a git archive at
> > kernel.org:/pub/linux/kernel/people/torvalds/git-tools.git
> > and it seems to work. It's what I've used for all the kernel patches
> > (except for the merge), and it's what I use for the git stuff that shows
> > up as authored by others.
> Hm, have you pushed all of the recent changes public? I get the
> following when trying to apply a patch:
> $ ../git-tools/dotest < ~/linux/patches/usb/usb-visor-tapwave_zodiac.patch
> mailsplit <mbox> <directory>
Doh, you want it as a command line argument now. Stupid me...
Anyway, I try it this way and get:
$ dotest ~/linux/patches/usb/usb-visor-tapwave_zodiac.patch
Applying USB: visor Tapwave Zodiac support patch
fatal: preparing to update file 'drivers/usb/serial/visor.c' not uptodate in
What did I forget to do?
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