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    SubjectRe: 2.6.19-git13: uts banner changes break SLES9 (at least)
    Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Mon, 11 Dec 2006, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
    >> I am afraid to report that this second version also fails for me, as you point
    >> out CIFS can break us if defined.
    > Olaf, will you admit that the SLES9 code is crap now?
    > Andy, does just replacing the "__initdata" with "const" fix it for you?
    > That should hopefully mean that IN PRACTICE the Linux version string will
    > be the first one to be triggered, if only because init/main.c is linked
    > reasonably early, and all the other "Linux version" strings will hopefully
    > be in the same rodata section.

    Yes that does make things 'work' again. This all seems pretty fragile :(.

    > Sad, sad. We shouldn't need to work around tools that are so _obviously_
    > broken like this.

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