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SubjectRE: [RFC] Kernel version numbering scheme change
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That would seem to combine the worst of both...

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-----Original Message-----
From: David Sanders <linux@sandersweb.net>
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 18:51
To: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>; Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC] Kernel version numbering scheme change

On Wednesday 15 October 2008 09:03:37 pm H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Greg KH wrote:
> > Yes, we can handle the major/minor macros in the kernel to provide a
> > compatible number so that automated scripts will not break, that's not a
> > big deal.
> >
> Personally I find that having a simple counter is kind of nice, simply
> because one can talk about 27, 28, 29, ... and actually be able to rely
> on it being stable.

How about 2008.27.0, 2008.27.1, 2008.28.0, ...
David



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