Bug 62971 - mkspec script should make sane versions
mkspec script should make sane versions
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-04-08 14:38 EDT by Peter Bowen
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-13 13:58:05 EDT
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Adds the period (475 bytes, patch)
2002-04-08 14:39 EDT, Peter Bowen
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Description Peter Bowen 2002-04-08 14:38:03 EDT
the mkspec script used by "make rpm" should have a period between SUBLEVEL and
EXTRAVERSION.  Currently doing make rpm in a RH kernel creates something similar
to 2.4.180.16-1, which will cause problems for up2date users when they try to
update to a newer errata version.  With the period it would be 2.4.18.0.16,
which, while looking like a binutils version, would allow the upgrade.
Comment 1 Peter Bowen 2002-04-08 14:39:12 EDT
Created attachment 52724 [details]
Adds the period
Comment 2 Alan Cox 2002-04-13 13:58:00 EDT
The current format was based on multivendor discussion in the community. I guess
someone at Red Hat needs to figure out how they should interact with that
consensus that EXTRAVERSION is "-blah".

Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2002-04-14 09:29:41 EDT
shrug

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