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Re: kernel versions



> On Mon, Nov 22, 2004 at 10:44:21AM -0600, Brian Millett wrote:
>  > I am a bit confussed as to the versions of the kernel in rawhide.
> The only reference is from Dave in:
>  > http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2004-November/msg00894.html
>  >
>  > "Ignore the version numbers, they're irrelevant between the
>  > streams right now."
>  >
>  > I see that in rawhide are "kernel-2.6.9-1.650_devel*" packages.  The
> latest that I yumed was kernel-2.6.9-1.667.
>
> Here's what happened (version numbers here are not exact, but
> used as example).
>
> Before FC3 'went gold', work was happening in 'devel'.
> When it got to revision 649, it was branched into an FC3 dir.
> FC3 then got more updates and fixes, and eventually ended
> up at rev 667.
>
> Instead of incrementally adding each change that went
> into FC3 one-by-one into devel/, I added them all
> wholesale into rev 650 of devel.
>
> So they contain pretty much the same stuff, but
> due to the way I did the commits, it has a lower
> number. I'm going to 'cheat', and bump up
> rawhide a few hundred revs before I do another build
> which should ease the confusion a little over
> 'which is newer'.

Thank you.  Nice answer.


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