Re: 2.6.Stable and EXTRAVERSION

From: Andreas Gruenbacher
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 03:29:27 EST

On Wed, 2005-03-09 at 19:53, Justin M. Forbes wrote:
> With the new stable series kernels, the .x versioning is being added to
> EXTRAVERSION. This has traditionally been a space for local modification.
> I know several distributions are using EXTRAVERSION for build numbers,
> platform and assorted other information to differentiate their kernel
> releases.

It's no issue for us. We're using this patch to add in the RPM release

Index: linux-2.6.10/Makefile
--- linux-2.6.10.orig/Makefile
+++ linux-2.6.10/Makefile
@@ -158,8 +158,11 @@ endif
LOCALVERSION = $(subst $(space),, \
$(shell cat /dev/null $(localversion-files:%~=)) \
$(patsubst "%",%,$(CONFIG_LOCALVERSION)))
+ifneq ($(wildcard $(srctree)/rpm-release),)
+RPM_RELEASE := -$(shell cat $(srctree)/rpm-release)


# SUBARCH tells the usermode build what the underlying arch is. That is set
# first, and if a usermode build is happening, the "ARCH=um" on the command

Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen@xxxxxxx>

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