[ovs-dev] [patch] datapath: Don't print VERSION BUILDNR

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Tue Aug 31 02:04:48 UTC 2010


On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 6:39 PM, Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au> wrote:
> BUILDNR doesn't seem appropriate for in-tree kernel code.
> I'm not sure if we want a module version number or not,
> I advocate not as in-tree kernel code already has
> the version of the kernel.
>
> Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au>
>
> ---
>
> * I'm happy to carry this change outside of the openvswitch tree
>  if it is preferred.

While I think this makes sense for the code merged upstream, it's not
really that great for modules build from the Open vSwitch tree since
it changes independent of the kernel source.




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