I just tried to apply this patch to my 2.4.18 tree:
After extracting the patch, it seems that the diff had "line wrapping"
applied to it. It won't patch, because lines longer than 72 characters
have had carriage returns inserted into it, and patch breaks as a
I had a copy of the patch on another machine from a few months ago,
and that works fine.
I pretty sure that i didnt do anything stupid to the patch (I downloaded
it again to make sure), so perhaps someone wants to check this?
Ian Cumming, ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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