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SubjectRe: 2.4.0-test12-pre5 breaks vmware (again)
On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Peter Samuelson wrote:

> [Tigran Aivazian]
> > I think 'flags' is what it used to be called ages ago but that is
> > irrelevant -- everyone presumably already changed all their software
> > to use 'features' (I did, for example) and forgot about the old
> > 'flags' forever....
> Ages ago? s/flags/features/ happened in test11pre5. I doubt most of
> the world had switched yet.

well, if you look very carefully you will see a missing \t so the new
value of that field in the /proc/cpuinfo at the moment is quite unique :)
(but Hugh Dickins, I think, posted a patch today which fixes this)

(yes, I know that the vmware script (especially Petr's latest
version) deals correctly with any combination of features/flags with and
without tabs).


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