Re: [PATCH] kbuild: add documentation of KBUILD_BUILD_VERSION

From: Nicholas Mc Guire
Date: Sat Apr 11 2015 - 09:20:36 EST

On Sat, 11 Apr 2015, Jonathan Corbet wrote:

> On Sun, 5 Apr 2015 08:44:28 +0200
> Nicholas Mc Guire <hofrat@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > KBUILD_BUILD_VERSION is currently not documented but it is
> > needed when rebuilding a kernel that should result in the identical
> > binary. This is a brief documentation of KBUILD_BUILD_VERSION.
> Can we add something like the above to the document itself so that
> readers have an idea of why they might want to tweak this?
> Either way, I can take it in the docs tree if that's best..Michal?
I thought of that but it would be inconsistent as all other descriptions
here are only the function not the use. I did not find a file where
the problem of identical rebuild would really fit.

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