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Re: [OT] kernel versioning: extra suffixes

On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 05:54:25PM +0300, Jerome BENOIT wrote:
> where can we find the meaning of the extra suffixes for the kernel 
> vesrioning (e.g, -ac, -preN, -bkN) ?

Not sure that there's even a canonical list, or that there would need to be
since these are rather obvious, after all...


    -ac     = an Alan Cox kernel, usually numbered
    -preN   = a pre-release kernel, #N in a series
    -bkN    = a BitKeeper snapshot, #N in a series

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