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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.32-rc3
    Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > So how about this?
    >
    > It changes how CONFIG_LOCALVERSION_AUTO works, in the following trivial
    > way:
    >
    > - if it is set, things work the way they always have, and you get a
    > extended kernel release like
    >
    > 2.6.32-rc3-00052-g0eca52a-dirty
    >
    > - but if it is _not_ set,
    [...]
    > we append just "+", so you get a version number like
    >
    > 2.6.32-rc3+
    [...]
    > The "+" could be anything else, of course. The diff is pretty obvious, you
    > can argue about exactly _what_ you'd like to see as a suffix for "and then
    > some".

    The "+" suffix is already in informal use with a different meaning.
    It's customary to write "For feature XY, you need kernel 2.6.31+" as a
    shorthand for "kernel 2.6.31 or any later release".
    --
    Stefan Richter
    -=====-==--= =-=- --==-
    http://arcgraph.de/sr/


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