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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] v3 kconfig: place git SHA1 in .config output if in SCM
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    On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 18:54 -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
    > This patch appends the localversion string to the Linux kernel version.
    > For example, in a git tree with uncommitted changes, the .config file
    > might start as follows (but with leading hash marks):
    >
    > Automatically generated make config: don't edit
    > Linux kernel version: 2.6.33-01836-g90a6501-dirty
    > Mon Mar 1 17:05:59 2010
    >
    > The "-01836-g90a6501-dirty" string is added by this patch.

    I really like this. This gives me the advantages of non-volatile build
    info without the mess that makes if it's appended to file names/paths.

    -Mike

    Eventually someone will make bisect stop stepping on random kernels, and
    generally making a mess, and life will be grand ;-)



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