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In short, spatch files can be used on target directories to generate patches. spdiff can read a patch file and generate an spatch file for you. What this means for the backporting world is if you backport one evolutionary change in the Linux kernel for one driver you can then backport the same change for *all* drivers. This is a quantum leap in terms of effort required to backport.
-- Luis Rodriguez makes backporting easy

I'm not sure derivative works law is quite so clear cut, but then 'provide a clear concise definition of derivative works' appears to be the legal version of The Goldbach Conjecture.
-- Alan Cox
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