Version in glibc

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Wed Nov 12 12:50:05 PST 2008

Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Ken Moffat wrote:
>>  #define RELEASE "stable"
>> -#define VERSION "2.8"
>> +#define VERSION "2.8-20080929-LFS"
>> [snip]
>>  Is there any interest in doing something like this ?
> I like it except the -LFS. As we don't modify it one bit, why
> add the LFS? It is a stock weekly tarball unmodified. I don't
> think LFS is appropriate. JMHO.

It would be useful to identify the distro.  This could easily be done in a sed.

I like 2.8-20080929-for_LFS

   -- Bruce

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