Re: [BUG] 2.6.11- sym53c8xx Broken on pp64

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 01:05:55 EST

On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 06:25:56PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Mar 2005, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> >
> > BTW, Linus: Any chance you ever change something to version or
> > extraversion in bk just after a release ? I know I already ask and it
> > degenerated into a flamefest, and I don't know if that is specifically
> > the case now, but I keep getting report of people saying "I have a bug
> > in 2.6.xx" while in fact, they have some kind of bk clone of sometime
> > after 2.6.xx...
> The answer is the same: I'd still like to have somebody (preferably Sam)
> who is comfortable with all the build scripts get a revision-control-
> specific version at build-time, so that BK users would get the top-of-tree
> key value, and other people could get some CVS revision or something.

I have a patch somewhere in my inbox, and got one from Ryan yesterday
also. I will see if I during the weekend find some time to look at it.

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