On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 03:03:57PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Out of curiosity, what's the reason to drop VERSION & PATCHLEVEL... seems
> handy if you have a common body of code that needs to build for various
> kernels, with various Makefiles to suit. As above. :)
The kernel is supposed to hold the code for the kernel - not a lot of
backward compatibiliy cruft.
In many places they were used to define KERNELRELEASE - but wrongly
since definition of KERNELRELEASE has changed.
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