Re: naming kernel with date
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 11:32:28 +0200
Sybren Stuvel <sybrenUSE@yourthirdtower.imagination.com> wrote:
> glc enlightened us with:
> > I would prefer to produce a kernel called
> > 2.4.22<10Oct03>
> You don't want to do that. The '<' and '>' characters are special
> characters. You can escape them, but you can't expect others to do
> that as well. What I'm saying, is that there are many programs out
> there that expect the kernel name not to contain special characters
> like this.
> > Also is there a problem with putting a '-' between date segments
> > (2.4.22<10-Oct-03>?
> I think "2.4.22-10-Oct-03" shouldn't be a problem.
Well, the usual convention is to name it
I.e. EXTRA_VERSION = -20031010
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