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    SubjectRe: kbuild: Support LOCALVERSION
    On Tue, 31 Aug 2004, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > This allows one to put a short string in localversion identifying this
    > particular configuration "-smpacpi", or to identify applied patches
    > to the source "-llat-np".
    >
    > More specifically:
    > $(srctree)/localversion-lowlatency contains "-llat"
    > $(srctree)/localversion-scheduler-nick constins "-np"
    >
    > $(objtree)/localversion contains "-smpacpi"
    >
    > Resulting KERNELRELEASE would be:
    > 2.6.8.rc1-smpacpi-llat-np

    Wouldn't it make more sense the other way around (i.e. first append
    $(srctree)/localversion-*, then append $(objtree)/localversion*)?

    Hmm, from a second thought the order depends on what your most interested in:
    building kernels with different configs, or building kernels from different
    sources.

    Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

    Geert

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