The recommended way of applying multiple patches is to apply cumulative
patches on top of the existing ones .
If the first patch introduces some new static/global data, the second
patch, being cumulative, will define the same new static/global data.
When the second patch is loaded, it will use its own copy of the new
data which may not contain the same values as the existing data from
Has this problem been considered at all? Are there any known solutions?
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