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SubjectRe: Custom kernel version numbers
Greg KH wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 08:25:30AM +1000, Chris Jones wrote:
>> Is there a general rule against giving a version number to a custom
>> kernel if credit is given to the base kernel version?
> You have the code, you can number it however you want.

Would not want to offend anyone. And if I were to do that, I would
always put reference to what base kernel my custom kernel was built upon.
> But, if you want others to have some clue as to what kernel you are
> running for whatever reason (support, community help with problems,
> etc.) I would recommend using the release numbers and adding
> onto that like all of the major Linux distros do already.
> What were you thinking of numbering your kernel?

I never got that far. Keeping the kernel version and just adding my own
version number to the end might be the way to go.


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