[PATCH 1/2] add-build-git-head-info.patch

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Wed Aug 6 23:20:46 CEST 2008

On 06.08.2008 22:10, Andy Green wrote:
> This patch adds the branch and truncated head has to the version of the
> kernel
> # cat /proc/version
> Linux version 2.6.26-andy-2.6.26:2b3bf342baac52b9-mokodev (agreen at pads.home.warmcat.com) (gcc version 4.1.2) #878 PREEMPT Sun Jul 27 14:45:25 BST 2008
> Note this versioning is visible down /lib/modules

That may pose a problem if someone intends to tar this up. The GNU tar
info page says: "If the archive file name includes a colon (':'), then
it is assumed to be a file on another machine."
How about an underscore or a dash?



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