[PATCH 0/2] Expose the DRM version

Andy Whitcroft apw at canonical.com
Mon Mar 15 10:48:26 UTC 2010

Now that we have a major backport of DRM in the kernel we want to be able
to clearly identify the version carried programatically.  In particular
we want this information available in the boot dmesg and in the apport
data collected.

The following patches augment the /proc/version_signature to expose the
full official build version number in the Makefile.  The value in this
file is already emitted during early boot into dmesg.  This allows
the -rcN release candidate number or stable release version to be exposed
in the default case.  By manually augmenting the EXTRAVERSION with our
DRM backport information we also can expose that as required.

In this case we set the EXTRAVERSION to '.9+drm33.0' indicating that we
have stable update applied plus the drm33 at the release version.
The .0 will increment to match 2.6.33.y stable updates as they are applied.


Andy Whitcroft (2):
  UBUNTU: expose the kernel EXTRAVERSION in dmesg and
  UBUNTU: record the drm version in EXTRAVERSION

 Makefile                        |    2 +-
 debian/rules.d/0-common-vars.mk |    3 +++
 debian/rules.d/2-binary-arch.mk |    2 +-
 3 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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