On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, Frank Chung wrote:
> I have my own question though. For 2.4.20, you can apply the xfs patch in
> one of 3 ways:
> - Apply the cvs snapshot from:
This is a snapshot that is taken when things "seem" stable, and it's
massaged into many sub-patches for system integrators. But it's still
not rigorously tested.
> - Apply the weekly snapshot from:
This one is cron-generated, runs the risk of being completely broken.
> - Manually fixing the rejects in the official 1.2 patch and applying
> Provided one can actually "fix" the rejects and still end up with a usable
> kernel and fs (I routinely do this for applying xfs patches after Andrew
> Morton's low latency patch), which of these 3 methods yield a "more" stable
> (and yet up-to-date) xfs kernel?
Stable - the 1.2 patch. uptodate - the weekly snapshot. Somewhere
in between, the patches/2.4.20 patch. :)