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SubjectRe: LOCALVERSION_AUTO considered harmful
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 20:51, Alexey Dobriyan <> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 06:47:01PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
>> @@ -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.
> That's conditional BS.
> Turn off CONFIG_MODVERSIONS already.

Yeah, I disabled it ages ago. Even then (before git, probably even
before bitkeeper)
I had hard times inserting modules...



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