Re: [PATCH 1/1] kbuild: fix LOCALVERSION handling to matchdescription

From: David Rientjes
Date: Mon Jun 14 2010 - 16:26:28 EST

On Mon, 14 Jun 2010, Andy Whitcroft wrote:

> In the commit below the version string handling was modified, adding
> a '+' where no other version information was supplied:
> commit 85a256d8e0116c8f5ad276730830f5d4d473344d
> Author: David Rientjes <rientjes@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Wed Jan 13 13:01:05 2010 -0800
> From the commit the intent was as below:
> - when CONFIG_LOCALVERSION_AUTO is disabled, a `+' is appended if the
> repository has been revised beyond a tagged commit and LOCALVERSION=
> was not passed to "make".
> However if the user supplies an empty LOCALVERSION on the command line
> the plus suffix is still added. This form is useful in the case where
> the build environment knows that the version as specified is correct and
> complete but does not correspond to a specific tag.
> This patch changes the implementation to match the documentation
> such that specifying LOCALVERSION= on the build line is sufficient
> to suppress any suffix.
> Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@xxxxxxxxxx>

This should be pushed for rc4.
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