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SubjectRe: .version keeps being updated
Hi Roman,

On Wed, 10 Jan 2007 14:45:28 +0100 (CET), Roman Zippel wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Jan 2007, Jean Delvare wrote:
>
> > I tried a git bisect to find out what commit was reponsible for it, and
> > the winner is...
> >
> > 8993780a6e44fb4e7ed34e33458506a775356c6e is first bad commit
> > commit 8993780a6e44fb4e7ed34e33458506a775356c6e
> > Author: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.osdl.org>
> > Date: Mon Dec 11 09:28:46 2006 -0800
> >
> > [..]
> > Reverting this from 2.6.20-rc1 made the build behave again, however I
> > found that reverting it from 2.6.20-rc2 did _not_ fix the problem. I
> > also had to revert the following patch to make things work as before
> > again:
> >
> > commit ef129412b4cbd6686d0749612cb9b76e207271f4
> > Author: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
> > Date: Fri Dec 22 01:12:01 2006 -0800
>
> To make the list complete, this patch started all the mess:
>
> commit a2ee8649ba6d71416712e798276bf7c40b64e6e5
> Author: Herbert Poetzl <herbert@13thfloor.at>
> Date: Fri Dec 8 02:36:00 2006 -0800
>
> [PATCH] Fix linux banner utsname information
>
> and this tries to fix a problem in Andrew's patch:
>
> commit d449db98d5d7d90f29f9f6e091b0e1d996184df1
> Author: Mikael Pettersson <mikpe@it.uu.se>
> Date: Fri Dec 29 16:48:09 2006 -0800
>
> [PATCH] fix mrproper incompleteness
>
> The patch below reverts pretty much everything and instead introduces a
> seperate format string for proc.
> (...)
> [PATCH] fix linux banner format string
>
> Revert previous attempts at messing with the linux banner string and
> simply use a separate format string for proc.

This fixes the problem I reported. Thanks Roman!

Linus, Andrew, if Roman's patch looks OK to you, can it please be
applied before 2.6.20 is released?

Thanks,
--
Jean Delvare
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