Re: [RFC] Kernel version numbering scheme change

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Sat Oct 18 2008 - 19:18:43 EST

On Sat, 18 Oct 2008, Willy Tarreau wrote:

> confusion between 2.4.37 and 2.6.27. I have already tagged kernels with
> wrong versions, having to fix by hand afterwards. It's really cumbersome
> some times.

But this is only because you are maintaining a source code that is several
years old, right? Would maintaining a series numbered 2002.x.y make your
situation a lot better? Do you think you'd never make typo '2002 instead
of 2006' any more?

Or how would you distingiush the kernel tree you are maintaing from the
one Linus is maintaining?

Jiri Kosina

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