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    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


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