On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 11:03:11PM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote: > On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 07:41:07PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote: > > On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 19:35, Andreas Thienemann wrote: > > > > > And out of curiosity: why does the kernel.src.rpm check for the existance > > > of /etc/beehive-root and if it does not exist changes the release tag? > > > > to distinguish local (engineering) builds from "official" builds in an > > automatic way; for the kernel the *exact* binary matters when decoding > > oopses and the like, automatically distinguishing local rebuilds is > > quite valuable in not wasting time on a mismatching kernel. > > Hm, that supposes that /etc/beehive-root will never exist on > non-official machines. eh no. It suposes it doesn't exist on the machines the engineers and others build local test builds on. Which is true enough in practice.
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