Bug 62971 - mkspec script should make sane versions
Summary: mkspec script should make sane versions
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-04-08 18:38 UTC by Peter Bowen
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:41 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-13 17:58:05 UTC
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Adds the period (475 bytes, patch)
2002-04-08 18:39 UTC, Peter Bowen
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Description Peter Bowen 2002-04-08 18:38:03 UTC
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, which will cause problems for up2date users when they try to
update to a newer errata version.  With the period it would be,
which, while looking like a binutils version, would allow the upgrade.

Comment 1 Peter Bowen 2002-04-08 18:39:12 UTC
Created attachment 52724 [details]
Adds the period

Comment 2 Alan Cox 2002-04-13 17:58:00 UTC
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 13:29:41 UTC

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