Did a patch get overwritten?

Miller, Vincent (Rick) vmiller at verisign.com
Thu Aug 18 14:44:01 UTC 2011

Awesome!  Thanks Herbert!  I thought I was intimately familiar with that
manpage as much as I'd read it this week.  Apparently, not intimately
enough.  I appreciate you pointing that out for me.

Vincent (Rick) Miller
Systems Engineer
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On 8/18/11 10:35 AM, "Herbert J. Skuhra" <hskuhra at fastmail.fm> wrote:

>On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 12:20:41 +0000
>"Miller, Vincent (Rick)" <vmiller at verisign.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I have a patch that I applied to the FreeBSD source in /usr/src/.  I
>> then executed a make buildworld that succeeded.  I ran make release
>> to generate media.  However, it looks as though the driver I patched
>> was updated by CVS during the make release process as seen in the
>> make release output.  Did it, indeed, overwrite the source I patched
>> with what was available on the CVS server?
>> If so, at what point do I need to modify the source so that I can
>> build a new release with this driver patch?
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