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== Patch Management Tools ==
 
== Patch Management Tools ==
 
=== Quilt ===
 
=== Quilt ===
To manage a grou of patches relative to a single source base, quilt is quite good.
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To manage a group of patches relative to a single source base, [[quilt]] is quite good.
*  Quilt Project home page: http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/quilt/
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* [http://www.suse.de/~agruen/quilt.pdf How To Survive With Many Patches (or) Introduction to Quilt] is a good tutorial for using quilt
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* [http://www.coffeebreaks.org/blogs/wp-content/archives/talks/2005/quilt/quiltintro-s5.html Quilt Introduction (online presentation)]
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* Another tutorial, with sample files, is at: 
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http://www.shakthimaan.com/downloads/glv/quilt-tutorial/quilt-doc.pdf
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* http://lwn.net/Articles/134072/ - LKML message by Greg KH explaining how he uses quilt for managing kernel patches
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=== Other Patch management Tools ===
 
=== Other Patch management Tools ===

Revision as of 17:10, 11 June 2007

Here are some different source management tools commonly used with Linux:

Overview

Patch Management Tools

Quilt

To manage a group of patches relative to a single source base, quilt is quite good.

Other Patch management Tools

GIT

GIT is the source code management tool used by many kernel developers.