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authorYaowei Bai2015-03-03 08:08:03 -0600
committerJonathan Corbet2015-03-20 08:41:56 -0500
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parent49d86dc92c6edc1ed674dca623d1e55d95e0c877 (diff)
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README: Change gzip/bzip2 to xz compression format
Kernel.org is only hosting patches and kernel compressed with xz, so change the old gzip/bzip2 instances to xz. Signed-off-by: Yaowei Bai <bywxiaobai@163.com> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
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@@ -62,11 +62,7 @@ INSTALLING the kernel source:
62 directory where you have permissions (eg. your home directory) and 62 directory where you have permissions (eg. your home directory) and
63 unpack it: 63 unpack it:
64 64
65 gzip -cd linux-4.X.tar.gz | tar xvf - 65 xz -cd linux-4.X.tar.xz | tar xvf -
66
67 or
68
69 bzip2 -dc linux-4.X.tar.bz2 | tar xvf -
70 66
71 Replace "X" with the version number of the latest kernel. 67 Replace "X" with the version number of the latest kernel.
72 68
@@ -76,15 +72,11 @@ INSTALLING the kernel source:
76 whatever the kernel-du-jour happens to be. 72 whatever the kernel-du-jour happens to be.
77 73
78 - You can also upgrade between 4.x releases by patching. Patches are 74 - You can also upgrade between 4.x releases by patching. Patches are
79 distributed in the traditional gzip and the newer bzip2 format. To 75 distributed in the xz format. To install by patching, get all the
80 install by patching, get all the newer patch files, enter the 76 newer patch files, enter the top level directory of the kernel source
81 top level directory of the kernel source (linux-4.X) and execute: 77 (linux-4.X) and execute:
82
83 gzip -cd ../patch-4.x.gz | patch -p1
84
85 or
86 78
87 bzip2 -dc ../patch-4.x.bz2 | patch -p1 79 xz -cd ../patch-4.x.xz | patch -p1
88 80
89 Replace "x" for all versions bigger than the version "X" of your current 81 Replace "x" for all versions bigger than the version "X" of your current
90 source tree, _in_order_, and you should be ok. You may want to remove 82 source tree, _in_order_, and you should be ok. You may want to remove