Re: Linux 2.4.7-ac3

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 20:23:57 EST

On 30 Jul 2001 10:32:11 -0700,
"H. Peter Anvin" <> wrote:
>The way .version is currently created is in fact a huge problem... it
>means that if you do "make" as a user and then "make install" as root,
>it will have to rebuild several files and relink the kernel. My
>opinion is that .version should probably be created as a side effect
>of linking vmlinux.

Funny about that. It is exactly what I did in kbuild 2.5. Now the
version number is only bumped if vmlinux needs to be relinked.

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