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Subject: Re: Rejected ideas
From: Blue Chip (
Date: 2003-05-16

Mike, Craig,

Thanks for your replies - great news :)

My unit finally turned up today (well, yesterday now) so I will be
interested to see what happens next :)

At 12:05 15/05/03 -0700, you wrote:

>--- Blue Chip <> wrote:
> > It has struck me that there are any number of ideas
> > which work exactly as
> > intended which are (for probably very valid reasons)
> > rejected from the
> > official build list.
> > Is there a repository of these un-included code
> > snippetts?
> >
> > For example, I saw "auto-power down for car use",
> > now I have no idea if
> > this will be accepted or not. But, for the sake of
> > an example...
> > Let us presume that it will be rejected.
> > Let us next also that it is a feature which *I*
> > would like.
> >
> > Now, I have the skills required to type 'make', will
> > there be somewhere I
> > can download this rejected code so that *I* may use
> > it?
>I am the author of the car ignition auto stop
>function. That patch was just submitted at the
>beginning of this week, so I don't know if the project
>admins have had a chance to look at it yet, but since
>I have received several requests, I have made a
>compiled version available on my web site at
>For other patches where the developer doesn't provide
>a compiled executable, if you have a Rockbox
>development environment setup you can download the
>patch file and use the Linux "patch" command to apply
>it to your copy of the source code so that you can
>compile your own executable.
>To apply a patch you just execute the patch command
>like this:
>patch -p0 < xxxxx.patch
> ...from the top directory of your
>source code tree, where xxxxx.patch is the patch file
>that you download from the patch tracker page.
>Check the man page for the patch command for more
>details on using patch files.
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