Re: [RFC] Kernel version numbering scheme change

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Sat Oct 18 2008 - 22:44:55 EST

On Saturday 2008-10-18 21:52, david@xxxxxxx wrote:
>> >
>> > pick a name when the merge window opens
>> Hell no, we're not a distro.
> huh?
> we are picking the name for the next kernel far more in advance today (we know
> that the next kernel will be named 2.6.28, and the one after thta 2.6.29)

"name" is not the same as "version". When you say name, I get this:

$ grep NAME Makefile
NAME = Rotary Wombat

and we, hey, we already have names!

> I'm just saying, pick the name/number for the kernel based on when the merge
> window opened.

Yeah. I mean that's how it was done so far :)
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