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SubjectLOCALVERSION_AUTO considered harmful
LOCALVERSION_AUTO has nasty interaction with modules, warn about it.

Signed-off-by: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>

diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
index eb77e8c..5d33072 100644
--- a/init/Kconfig
+++ b/init/Kconfig
@@ -88,7 +88,6 @@ config LOCALVERSION

config LOCALVERSION_AUTO
bool "Automatically append version information to the version string"
- default y
help
This will try to automatically determine if the current tree is a
release tree by looking for git tags that belong to the current
@@ -99,6 +98,11 @@ config LOCALVERSION_AUTO
appended after any matching localversion* files, and after the value
set in CONFIG_LOCALVERSION.

+ Unfortunately, such finegrained versioning will mean that you will
+ not be able to use modules for development; even "make modules"
+ will change module versions, making recompiled modules impossible
+ to insert into old kernel.
+
(The actual string used here is the first eight characters produced
by running the command:

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