On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 12:02:08PM -0500, Desai, Jason wrote:
> Hello. I just upgraded to linux-image-3.2.0-0.bpo.4-686-pae on a system
> and running "uname -a" I no longer see the date of the kernel. The only
> two packages that were updated are linux-image-2.6-686 and
> Is this a bug, or is this the way newer kernels are going? I have some
> scripts that are failing now because they check for that date. Thanks
> for any info!
Intentional change in Debian kernel packages. There is a longstanding
support problem in that people report the ABI version (e.g.
3.2.0-0.bpo.4) or the 'kernel version' reported by 'uname -r', and
not the real (package) version. This change makes the package version
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