lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2009]   [Oct]   [6]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.32-rc3

* Stefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de> wrote:

> Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > I.e. i think it's a fact that right now our release version is highly
> > deceptive during the merge window.
> [...]
> > One option would be to make LOCALVERSION_AUTO compulsory.
> >
> > Or to add a tweak to the naming, something like:
> >
> > v2.6.31
> > v2.6.31+
> > v2.6.32-rc1
> > v2.6.32-rc1+
> [...]
> > ... for the sole purpose of warning people that anything they pull after
> > v2.6.31 got released is (wildly!) not vanilla v2.6.31 anymore.
>
> If this scheme is meant to be something on which people can rely on,
> everybody who commits to a tree from which Linus pulls from would have
> to base their branches onto those ...+ commits, always.

I think you misunderstood - the + would just be a shortcut for the
long-form precise version string.

Ingo


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2009-10-06 19:21    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans