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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KVM: add localversion to avoid confusion and conflicts
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Am Freitag 29 Mai 2009 09:18:14 schrieb Jaswinder Singh Rajput:
> Adding localversion avoids confusion in kernel images :
>
> like Linux version 2.6.30-rc7 does not tell whether it is linus or kvm
> kernel.
>
> By adding localversion it tells :
>
> Linux version 2.6.30-rc7-kvm , any doubt ;-)
> I am inspired by Ingo's -tip, I am sure Ingo will tell more advantages,
> if these are not enough :-)
[...]
> diff --git a/localversion-kvm b/localversion-kvm
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..d969ff0
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/localversion-kvm
> @@ -0,0 +1 @@
> +-kvm

NAK from my side. If you need a distinction, there is always
CONFIG_LOCALVERSION_AUTO. If you need this kind of prefix, there is always
CONFIG_LOCALVERSION.

Christian



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