Subject: Re: Versions and uname output
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/10/2003 13:09:10
On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

: That's what I meant to say. ;-) There might^Wwill be places where it
: actually matters, so it would be really bad to lose the information.

I believe it should be stripped, because the 1.6 branch does not have kernel
version increments (the way that 1.6A ... 1.6Q do).  _STABLE represents a
possibly changing codebase and is *not* useful as a reference point.

-- Todd Vierling <>