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Re: New Redhat 7.1 kernel patch

To: Juha Saarinen <juha@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: New Redhat 7.1 kernel patch
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 15:56:33 -0500
Cc: "linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0106260849160.1338-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Juha Saarinen wrote:
 
> I'm not sure about this... tracking "pukka" kernels for the CVS, and
> patching RH's for the RPM version.
> 
> Since Linux XFS is based on RH's distro, wouldn't it make more sense to
> work with just RH's kernels? I guess it's possible to manually add the
> RH patches though.


Linux XFS is _not_ based on RH's distro, that's just one convenient way
that we package it for the masses.  :)  XFS development has always been
based on Linus' tree.

Red Hat RPMs are just a "fun" (?!) side project for Linux XFS.

-Eric

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