how to find kernel patch applied on existing build kernel
roszenrami at gmail.com
Mon Dec 23 04:06:55 EST 2013
If you want to know to which kernel release is a specified patch
related, you can do it by git "describe --contains":
git describe --contains e605b36575e896edd8161534550c9ea021b03bc0
On Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 1:26 PM, Alexandru Juncu <alexj at rosedu.org> wrote:
> On 22 December 2013 06:56, Vipul Jain <vipulsj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If I would like to find out if any particular build kernel has a particular
>> patch applied to that kernel how to go about it?
> You can do a git log on the kernel's repo and see when it was applied.
> Or do a git blame if you need a particular line of a file.
> If you want to match it to a release, track the tags in the repo.
> You can use the webinterface:
> Just remember that because of the distributed nature of git and the
> kernel's development model, a particular patch is merged in many trees
> before reaching the de facto main linux repo (Linus' repo).
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