LKML Archive on lore.kernel.org
 help / color / Atom feed
From: Jari Ruusu <jariruusu@protonmail.com>
To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"stable@vger.kernel.org" <stable@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Kernel version numbers after 4.9.255 and 4.4.255
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 05:59:42 +0000
Message-ID: <7pR0YCctzN9phpuEChlL7_SS6auHOM80bZBcGBTZPuMkc6XjKw7HUXf9vZUPi-IaV2gTtsRVXgywQbja8xpzjGRDGWJsVYSGQN5sNuX1yaQ=@protonmail.com> (raw)

Greg,
I hope that your linux kernel release scripts are
implemented in a way that understands that PATCHLEVEL= and
SUBLEVEL= numbers in top-level linux Makefile are encoded
as 8-bit numbers for LINUX_VERSION_CODE and
KERNEL_VERSION() macros, and must stay in range 0...255.
These 8-bit limits are hardcoded in both kernel source and
userspace ABI.

After 4.9.255 and 4.4.255, your scripts should be
incrementing a number in EXTRAVERSION= in top-level
linux Makefile.

--
Jari Ruusu  4096R/8132F189 12D6 4C3A DCDA 0AA4 27BD  ACDF F073 3C80 8132 F189


             reply index

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-04  5:59 Jari Ruusu [this message]
2021-02-04  6:20 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-02-04  7:26   ` Jiri Slaby
2021-02-04  8:51     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-02-04 11:00       ` Jiri Slaby
2021-02-04 16:28         ` David Laight
2021-02-04 16:48           ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-02-04 20:19           ` Christoph Biedl
2021-02-05  6:52             ` Greg KH
2021-02-05 17:31         ` Tony Battersby
2021-02-05 18:11           ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2021-02-06  7:20             ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-02-06  9:24               ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2021-02-06  9:29                 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-02-06  9:48                   ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2021-02-06 10:18                     ` Hans Verkuil
2021-02-06 11:18                       ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2021-02-06  7:22           ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-02-05  9:06       ` Pavel Machek
2021-02-05  9:33         ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-02-05 18:44           ` Pavel Machek
2021-02-06  7:23             ` Greg Kroah-Hartman

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to='7pR0YCctzN9phpuEChlL7_SS6auHOM80bZBcGBTZPuMkc6XjKw7HUXf9vZUPi-IaV2gTtsRVXgywQbja8xpzjGRDGWJsVYSGQN5sNuX1yaQ=@protonmail.com' \
    --to=jariruusu@protonmail.com \
    --cc=gregkh@linuxfoundation.org \
    --cc=linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=sashal@kernel.org \
    --cc=stable@vger.kernel.org \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

LKML Archive on lore.kernel.org

Archives are clonable:
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/0 lkml/git/0.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/1 lkml/git/1.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/2 lkml/git/2.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/3 lkml/git/3.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/4 lkml/git/4.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/5 lkml/git/5.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/6 lkml/git/6.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/7 lkml/git/7.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/8 lkml/git/8.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/9 lkml/git/9.git

	# If you have public-inbox 1.1+ installed, you may
	# initialize and index your mirror using the following commands:
	public-inbox-init -V2 lkml lkml/ https://lore.kernel.org/lkml \
		linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
	public-inbox-index lkml

Example config snippet for mirrors

Newsgroup available over NNTP:
	nntp://nntp.lore.kernel.org/org.kernel.vger.linux-kernel


AGPL code for this site: git clone https://public-inbox.org/public-inbox.git