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Bug 228183 - The file version.h don't have a UTS_RELEASE entry for 2.6.18-1.2257.fc5smp version
Summary: The file version.h don't have a UTS_RELEASE entry for 2.6.18-1.2257.fc5smp v...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 5
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-02-11 02:50 UTC by Kairo Araujo
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-02-11 19:12:28 UTC

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Description Kairo Araujo 2007-02-11 02:50:22 UTC
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Description of problem:
The file /lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2257.fc5smp/build/include/linux/version.h (/usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-1.2257.fc5smp/include/linux/version.h) provide by  kernel-smp-devel-2.6.18-1.2257.fc5.i686.rpm package don't have de UTS_RELEASE entry specifying the kernel version.

---- CUT ----
[root@xxxxx linux]# cat version.h
#define LINUX_VERSION_CODE 132626
#define KERNEL_VERSION(a,b,c) (((a) << 16) + ((b) << 8) + (c))
--- /CUT  ---
This entry is used in compile process. One example (mine example) is vmware configuration.
Olders version this entry make present
---- CUT ----
[root@xxxxx linux]# pwd
[root@xxxxx linux]# cat version.h
#define UTS_RELEASE "2.6.17-1.2187_FC5smp"
#define LINUX_VERSION_CODE 132625
#define KERNEL_VERSION(a,b,c) (((a) << 16) + ((b) << 8) + (c))
--- /CUT  ---

I put this entry in in version.h provides by kernel-smp-devel-2.6.18-1.2257.fc5.i686.rpm package and works successfully my compilations.

My _new_ version.h from kernel-smp-devel-2.6.18-1.2257.fc5.i686.rpm
---- CUT -----
[root@xxxxx linux]# cat version.h
#define UTS_RELEASE "2.6.18-1.2257_FC5smp"
#define LINUX_VERSION_CODE 132626
#define KERNEL_VERSION(a,b,c) (((a) << 16) + ((b) << 8) + (c))

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update the Kernel version to 2.6.18-1.2257
2. Remove package and reinstall package kernel-smp-devel-2.6.18-1.2257.fc5.i686.rpm
3. Another FC5 update package to kernel-smp-devel-2.6.18-1.2257.fc5.i686.rpm

Actual Results:
I can't (re)compile sources with check version.h

Expected Results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2007-02-11 19:12:28 UTC
This was moved to utsrelease.h by the upstream kernel maintainers.
There's really not much we can do about it.

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