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Re: boot-flopppies 2.2.18 and 2.2r2 and kernel 2.2.17

On Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 04:22:21PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Herbert, I don't know ifyou were sufficiently informed but due to a
> problem in the version numbering:
>   Reason for rejection: "Epoch in version causes too much breakge for
>   the clue impaired :-/"

`2.2.17release' is the usual hack to fix this without introducing an
epoch. If you switch to a 2.2.18 prepatch, it may be better to call it
"kernel-image-2.2.17, version 2.2.18preX" so we don't just have the same
problem again.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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