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SubjectRe: linux-2.2.20a and gcc 3.0 ?
On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 02:09:09PM +0100, Stefan Smietanowski wrote:
> I know how it's done, it's just that in my eyes a stable release is the
> one where you know there's only 1 .... A 2.95.4 package built on
> different days (from CVS) will differ. A 2.95.4 package built on
> different ways from a .tar.gz marked as 'release' will not differ.
> For instance chasing a kernel bug is difficult when 1 person might use 1
> version of a compiler and another uses a different version when both
> says 2.95.4, no matter how miniscule the difference.

Since patches are being applied to the 2.95 branch at a rate of about
one a month, I think the date stamp in the version number should be
quite sufficient to avoid any problems along these lines.

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