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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Jari Ruusu <jariruusu@protonmail.com>
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: Re: Kernel version numbers after 4.9.255 and 4.4.255
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2021 07:20:22 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YBuSJqIG+AeqDuMl@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7pR0YCctzN9phpuEChlL7_SS6auHOM80bZBcGBTZPuMkc6XjKw7HUXf9vZUPi-IaV2gTtsRVXgywQbja8xpzjGRDGWJsVYSGQN5sNuX1yaQ=@protonmail.com>

On Thu, Feb 04, 2021 at 05:59:42AM +0000, Jari Ruusu wrote:
> 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.

Should already be fixed in linux-next, right?

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-04  6:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-04  5:59 Jari Ruusu
2021-02-04  6:20 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
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

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