kernel: add a PATCHES text file describing the new patch categories
[openwrt/svn-archive/archive.git] / target / linux / generic / PATCHES
1 The patches-* subdirectories contain the kernel patches applied for every
2 OpenWrt target. All patches should be named 'NNN-lowercase_shortname.patch'
3 and sorted into the following categories:
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5 0xx - upstream backports:
6 1xx - code awaiting upstream merge
7 2xx - kernel build / config / header patches
8 3xx - architecture specific patches
9 4xx - mtd related patches (subsystem and drivers)
10 5xx - filesystem related patches
11 6xx - generic network patches
12 7xx - network / phy driver patches
13 8xx - other drivers
14 9xx - uncategorized other patches
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