Question about POM
simon at catandsimon.com
Sun Feb 13 21:14:11 CET 2005
Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez wrote:
>>Are the POM patches only supposed to apply to a particular 2.4.x or
>>2.6.x? The reason I ask is that the ipsec* patches don't seem to apply
>>cleanly to my 2.6.10 tree.
> They are supposed to be for both 2.4 and 2.6, but in my own
> experience it works better on newer kernels. Now that Netfilter
> doesn't gives you an official pom you can check their snapshots
> from the CVS. The last one should be prepared for 2.6.10.
Curious. It was patch-o-matic-ng-20050212.tar.bz2 that I grabbed from
the site. There seems to have been a minor reorganisation of some of
the files in at least net/ipv4 that prevent the patches applying
cleanly. The complete absence of any changelogs in POM doesn't help much :(
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