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SubjectRe: [RFC] Kernel version numbering scheme change
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 06:03:37PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Greg KH wrote:
>> Yes, we can handle the major/minor macros in the kernel to provide a
>> compatible number so that automated scripts will not break, that's not a
>> big deal.
>> Any thoughts?
>> Let the bike-shedding begin!
>
> Personally I find that having a simple counter is kind of nice, simply
> because one can talk about 27, 28, 29, ... and actually be able to rely on
> it being stable.

I would love to do that, start with 28.0 and go from there.

It's just a number, might as well just treat it as such :)

thanks,

greg k-h


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