[U-Boot-Users] newbie question: How to apply patch posted in the ML

Ben Warren bwarren at qstreams.com
Fri Mar 2 14:56:49 CET 2007

> And after searching for existing code, I find a
> patch in ML's archives
> as following:
> U-Boot-Users Digest, Vol 9, Issue 44
> [PATCH] Add S3C2410 NAND support (Harald Welte)
> But my questions are:
> 1) Did the patch is against u-boot-1.2.0 or other
> release? I haven't
> any clue to ensure this.

If Harald followed the rules, this should be against
1.2.0 or better, since it was only posted 2 weeks ago.

> 2) If so, how to apply this patch? Simply copy and
> paste the thread's
> content into a text file(for example, a text file
> named "nand.diff")
> and then "patch -p1 < nand.diff"?

Try it and see.  You'll get a pretty good indication
regarding success or failure.  Make sure you have the
latest source code from the git repository.


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