[linux-dvb] [patch 2.6.11-rc3 2/3] av7110: janitoring in attach/detach

castet.matthieu at free.fr castet.matthieu at free.fr
Wed Feb 16 22:56:24 CET 2005


Selon Johannes Stezenbach <js at linuxtv.org>:

> Francois Romieu wrote:
> > It would be nice if you could keep the patch isolated until they are
> > submitted on l-k. DVB updates come in big chunks which are imho not
> > easy to swallow by the (hypothetic) reviewers.  cvs may not help
> > though :o|
>
> CVS could help a lot (with cvsps), but the problem is that
> there are a lot of white space differences between the
> code in the kernel and in our CVS (some horrible indentation
> corruption included). This make generating patches for the
> kernel a lot more difficult than it should be. Michael
> managed to do it anyway, with a lot of manual work, but
> I was never really happy with the large chunks he generated.
> I will try to create a whitespace-only patch to sync up kernel
> and linuxtv.org code, but that's not going to be easy.
>
diff -b is your friend : you generate a patch beetween  cvs and mainline with
diff -b, you apply it and regenerate a diff that should contain only the white
space stuff...

Matthieu





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