On Thu, 2009-10-15 at 18:36 +0200, Frans Pop wrote: > Hi, > > On lkml there's a discussion about unconditionally adding a "+" to the > kernel version if it is being built from a version control system and > there are commits after the last tagged release. > > So, during the merge window you would no longer get '2.6.31', but > '2.6.31+'. > > This is mostly targeted at users building custom kernels, but main > arguments are about how it affects distro kernels. Ingo Molnar would for > example not mind seeing '2.6.31+-2-amd64' ... [...] What he proposes there is that this would happen *only* if our base version is in-between upstream tags. Which it never is. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.
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