On Thu, 17 May 2018, 1:08 p.m. Peter Robinson, <pbrobinson@gmail.com> wrote:
On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 8:25 AM, Manas Mangaonkar
<manasmangaonkar@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Put the patch name in ~/rpmbuild/SPECS/kernel.spec just before END OF
>> Run rpmbuild -bb kernel.spec
>> You will have the kernel rpm files in ~/rpmbuild/RPMS/x86_64
>> The gotchas are left as an exercise for the reader (if you are a
>> newbie, there will be lots of them).  :-)  And it's rough, there is a
>> lot of optimization that I left out.
>> So it's a lot of work, but a great learning experience if you are up
>> for it.
> okay,i'll give it a shot sounds fun will get to learn something. Cant
> guarantee a completion data though.15-20 days should be enough i guess.

Maintaining a kernel isn't a one off event it's an ongoing process.
The vast majority of the work is getting the initial build working but
from there it's an ongoing process to keep it up to date to ensure
your users aren't vulnerable to CVEs etc.
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 Ah,yes.Proposed the the above mentioned timeline for the initial build.I am ready to dedicate time to maintain it.