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Re: [gentoo-hardened] Patching hardened-sources

From: Ed W <lists_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Dec 11 2009 - 14:41:36 GMT
To: gentoo-hardened@lists.gentoo.org


Shinkan wrote:
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> 2009/12/11 Ed W <lists@wildgooses.com <mailto:lists@wildgooses.com>>
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> Just merge it onto the same vanilla kernel as the patch is for
> (expect at least a bit of pain if you deviate from the required
> vanilla kernel...). Watch the vserver list for news because
> several recent versions of the patch have proved unstable due to
> problems merging in the pax stuff - pax developers have been very
> helpful I believe though and last I heard a few weeks ago patch
> was solid
>
>
> Thanks for your directions.
> That's what I try to do, but as I don't get kernel ebuilds fully, I
> don't understand how I can tell ebuild to fetch and apply a patch from
> the file/ ebuild dir itself.
> I don't want the patch to be fetched from Internet.
>

So why not patch it yourself?

wget kernel
wget patch
patch -p0 < patch

Compile...

Ed