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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kernel/module.c has something to hide. (whitespace cleanup)
Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 12:07:55PM +0100, Paulo Marques wrote:
> [...]
>>Just a small sugestion: do a sha (or md5sum, or whatever hash function
>>you prefer) to vmlinux before and after applying the patches.
>>
>>If all is well, it shouldn't change (since this is just whitespace
>>cleanup), and it is a little more robust than just checking the size.
>
> That's wrong.
>
> vmlinux contains the date of the compilation.

You're right, I forgot about that...

Removing UTS_VERSION from init/version.c would make this work, or are
there other places where this might be a problem?

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made in a very narrow field.
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