[FE training-materials-updates] kernel patches: use a version scheme compliant with 3.x

Michael Opdenacker michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com
Wed Oct 9 08:51:38 CEST 2013

Repository : git://git.free-electrons.com/training-materials.git

On branch  : master
Link       : http://git.free-electrons.com/training-materials/commit/?id=18841f470a8d22b4e6c89333696d4a17c895a47e


commit 18841f470a8d22b4e6c89333696d4a17c895a47e
Author: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com>
Date:   Tue Oct 8 15:21:57 2013 +0200

    kernel patches: use a version scheme compliant with 3.x
    Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com>


 .../sysdev-linux-intro-sources.tex                 |   11 ++++++++---
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-sources/sysdev-linux-intro-sources.tex b/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-sources/sysdev-linux-intro-sources.tex
index c2dd5be..cfd1993 100644
--- a/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-sources/sysdev-linux-intro-sources.tex
+++ b/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-sources/sysdev-linux-intro-sources.tex
@@ -203,10 +203,15 @@ diff -Nru a/Makefile b/Makefile
   \frametitle{Applying a Linux patch}
-  Linux patches...
-  \item Always applied to the \code{x.y.<z-1>} version\\
-    Can be downloaded in \code{gzip}, \code{bzip2} or \code{xz} (much
+  \item Two types of Linux patches:
+        \begin{itemize}
+	\item Either to be applied to the previous stable version\\
+	      (from \code{3.<x-1>} to \code{3.x})
+	\item Or implementing fixes to the current stable version\\
+	      (from \code{3.x} to \code{3.x.y})
+	\end{itemize}
+  \item Can be downloaded in \code{gzip}, \code{bzip2} or \code{xz} (much
     smaller) compressed files.
   \item Always produced for \code{n=1}\\
     (that's what everybody does... do it too!)

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