Subject: Re: OS-dependent patches?
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/07/2002 22:24:44
In article <>,
Jan Schaumann <> wrote:
>Is there a way to apply patches only on a certain OS?  When you 'make
>patch', it says 'Applying ${OPSYS} patches', but I couldn't determine a
>way to only apply a certain patch if on Linux, for example.
>I know I could set PATCH_DIR, but if I only need to apply select patches
>on one OS and all others on the other, this would not be ideal.

The idea here is that patches for one OS should not break the other OS's.
So, applying all patches should make the code work for all OS's.