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    SubjectRe: LOCALVERSION_AUTO considered harmful
    On Sun, 11 Apr 2010, Pavel Machek wrote:

    > On Sun 2010-04-11 20:58:58, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
    > > On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 20:51, Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com> wrote:
    > > > On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 06:47:01PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > > >> @@ -99,6 +98,11 @@ config LOCALVERSION_AUTO
    > > >>         appended after any matching localversion* files, and after the value
    > > >>         set in CONFIG_LOCALVERSION.
    > > >>
    > > >> +       Unfortunately, such finegrained versioning will mean that you will
    > > >> +       not be able to use modules for development; even "make modules"
    > > >> +       will change module versions, making recompiled modules impossible
    > > >> +       to insert into old kernel.
    > > >
    > > > That's conditional BS.
    > > > Turn off CONFIG_MODVERSIONS already.
    > >
    > > Yeah, I disabled it ages ago. Even then (before git, probably even
    > > before bitkeeper)
    > > I had hard times inserting modules...
    >
    > I _had_ it off
    >
    > # CONFIG_MODVERSIONS is not set
    >
    > It seems some checking survives CONFIG_MODVERSIONS unset and that
    > checking is strict enough to refuse module load after one "make
    > modules" with LOCALVERSION_AUTO on...

    So instead of fixing the CONFIG_MODVERSIONS=n case you go the easy way
    of killing LOCALVERSION_AUTO ? Brilliant.

    Thanks,

    tglx
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