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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
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http://arcgraph.de/sr/

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