Magic number in kernel version string
narkewoody at gmail.com
Thu Aug 29 05:45:29 EDT 2013
On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 07:22:13PM -0700, Anatol Pomozov wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 6:56 PM, Woody Wu <narkewoody at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > In my own built kernel, its version string (via uname -a) has a magic
> > number: 'Linux MyProd 3.x.x-LOCALVERSION-9b5c9ab2-dirty'
> > I want to understand, where the '9b5c9ab2-dirty' comes from and how can
> > I change it? Thanks.
> This is SCM version and in your case generated by 'git describe' command.
> See scripts/setlocalversion where this function is generated.
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