Re: kbuild 2.5 is ready for inclusion in the 2.5 kernel

From: Mike Fedyk (
Date: Sun May 05 2002 - 04:43:04 EST

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 04:17:36PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Far better sollution then just versioning the kernel release
> The kernel release isnt useful info. Many interfaces are stable across
> multiple kernels, many interface issues depend on things other than kernel
> version. Lots of people apply patches and don't change the base kernel
> version - in fact its hard to do so

Changing one line in Makefile is hard? I do that every time I patch my
kernels. It lets me track easily what kernels I have installed just by `ls
/boot`, and the name shows up in my kernel .deb. :)
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