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SubjectRe: Linux 2.5.0
Em Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 01:31:57PM +0600, Anuradha Ratnaweera escreveu:
> On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 05:14:53PM +1000, James Davies wrote:
> > On Sun, 25 Nov 2001 16:52, Wayne.Brown@altec.com wrote:
> > > Is there going to be an "official" patch from 2.4.15 to 2.5.0? I'd rather
> > > not ftp the whole kernel tarball over a modem connection, and I don't have
> > > the disk space on my laptop to keep both the complete 2.4 and 2.5 source at
> > > the same time anyway.
> >
> > 2.4.15 is the same as 2.5.0
>
> I think he is concerned about the _official_ 2.4.15 and the _official_ 2.5.0,
> because, subsequent patches for 2.5.0 will not _cleanly_ apply on 2.4.15 tree
> (although fixing them should be extremely trivial).
>
> Can somebody confirm that the difference is only the version numbers in the
> Makefile, and no other changes in Documentation/ etc?

hey, the _oficial_ word from Linus is that it had changed only the version:

[acme@brinquedo b]$ diff -uNr 2.4.15 2.5.0
diff -uNr 2.4.15/Makefile 2.5.0/Makefile
--- 2.4.15/Makefile Thu Nov 22 17:22:58 2001
+++ 2.5.0/Makefile Fri Nov 23 04:23:44 2001
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
VERSION = 2
-PATCHLEVEL = 4
-SUBLEVEL = 15
-EXTRAVERSION =-greased-turkey
+PATCHLEVEL = 5
+SUBLEVEL = 0
+EXTRAVERSION =

KERNELRELEASE=$(VERSION).$(PATCHLEVEL).$(SUBLEVEL)$(EXTRAVERSION)

[acme@brinquedo b]$
See?

- Arnaldo
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