[CentOS] Re: Oddity with kernel built under CentOS 5.0

Wed May 30 04:59:47 UTC 2007
Robert Nichols <rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net>

Mark Hull-Richter wrote:
> On 5/29/07, Robert Nichols 
> <rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Yes.  It appears that you added the extension in two places: the spec 
>> file,
>> and the config file.  Just add the extension in the spec file.  Adding it
>> in the config file causes confusion in the build process.
> Okay, but (which, I supposed, means "not REALLY okay..." :-) according
> to the wiki, and every build I did under 4.4, when building a kernel
> we are guided to change the "Local version" in the config file (via
> make menuconfig or whatever) and also to change the "release" in the
> spec file - both.
> Is this no longer true in 5.0/2.6.18?  If so, it's certainly a minor
> convenience, but I haven't seen that documented anywhere yet (or did I
> miss it?).

All I can say is that I changed the spec file only, and my kernel came
out just fine (running version 2.6.18- right now).

Bob Nichols         Yes, "NOSPAM" is really part of my email address.