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SubjectRe: [RFC] Changes file [was Re: modules directory]
On Tue, Sep 12, 2000 at 01:41:45AM -0500, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
> > > This is similar to my patch-names patch, which lets you add components
> > > to uname too. IIRC, it was rejected because it made things easier.
> > Erm? Not really. Not unless you want
> > 2.2.x-requires-modutils-2.3.99999-requires-pppd-x.y.z etc?
> No, that's not it at all. It's more for doing things like
> 2.4.0-pre8+ikd+xfs where ikd and xfs are patches you applied. With a
> little Makefile magic, they become part of the uname.

Yes, you implied it solved what I was trying to solve being the people
complaining on list about make modules_install no longer working when
they hadn't read Documentation/Changes.


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