Re: Make kernel -dirty naming optional

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Sun Sep 24 2006 - 05:02:45 EST

On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 12:49:34PM +0200, Erik Mouw wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 12:02:10PM +0000, Frederik Deweerdt wrote:
> > Could you consider applying this patch (or indicate me a better way to
> > do it). It can be handy to be able to keep the naming independent of
> > git.
> FWIW, if I enable git name tagging, every kernel I compile is tagged as
> "dirty", even if I cloned it directly from and didn't make
> any change to the source. That makes the "dirty" tag useless IMHO.

make mrproper
make allmodconfig
make prepare
make kernelrelease
make prepare
make kernelrelease

So it wrks for me.
Can you provice a few more details what steps you do when you see it failing.

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