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Re: Pre-release kernel versioning?



On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 08:50:12AM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
 > On 19.03.2007 08:19, David Woodhouse wrote:
 > > On Sun, 2007-03-18 at 18:00 -0400, Michel Salim wrote:
 > >> Currently each Rawhide pre-release kernel reports as its version
 > >> number the version number of the previous stable version, rather than
 > >> the current version.
 > >> This sometimes causes problems with out-of-kernel modules 
 > > I stopped caring here. [...]
 > 
 > @davej: This issue was discussed on FudCON Boston. Didn't you indicate
 > you might want to change it, so that a 2.6.foo-rc kernel actually gets
 > the proper version (e.g. 2.6.foo and not 2.6.(foo-1) )? Or did I got you
 > wrong here?

We could add the 'real' upstream version in brackets in the uname field
so it shows up as .. 

uname -r
2.6.20-1.2925.fc6debug (2.6.20.3)

for eg.

	Dave

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