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Re: patching fedora kernel for eeepc



On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 3:36 PM, Matthew Woehlke
<mw_triad users sourceforge net> wrote:
> Justin Conover wrote:
>>
>> This might be a stupid question.... but....
>>
>> How to I use these in a patch?
>>
>> http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/11/20/265
>>
>> http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/11/20/266
>>
>> http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/11/20/267
>>
>> I understand this one because its in a patch file, but these are just
>> e-mails.
>
> Omit the file name and let patch read stdin, paste the patch portion of the
> mails, and ctrl-D (twice)?
>
> (For some reason, patch - and only patch - seems to eat the first ctrl-D.)

Since those mails were formatted by 'git format-patch' and have no
intrusive characters, you could probably just feed the whole mail to
patch.

patch -p1 < the_mail

--
Dan


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