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Diffstat (limited to 'Makefile')
1 files changed, 27 insertions, 16 deletions
diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index f9dc25cd9b2e..faa320a67bf8 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -910,14 +910,19 @@ endif
# $(localver)
# localversion* (files without backups, containing '~')
# $(CONFIG_LOCALVERSION) (from kernel config setting)
-# $(localver-auto) (only if CONFIG_LOCALVERSION_AUTO is set)
-# ./scripts/setlocalversion (SCM tag, if one exists)
-# $(LOCALVERSION) (from make command line if provided)
+# $(LOCALVERSION) (from make command line, if provided)
+# $(localver-extra)
+# $(scm-identifier) (unique SCM tag, if one exists)
+# ./scripts/setlocalversion (only with CONFIG_LOCALVERSION_AUTO)
+# .scmversion (only with CONFIG_LOCALVERSION_AUTO)
+# and without LOCALVERSION= and
+# repository is at non-tagged commit)
-# Note how the final $(localver-auto) string is included *only* if the
-# kernel config option CONFIG_LOCALVERSION_AUTO is selected. Also, at the
-# moment, only git is supported but other SCMs can edit the script
-# scripts/setlocalversion and add the appropriate checks as needed.
+# For kernels without CONFIG_LOCALVERSION_AUTO compiled from an SCM that has
+# been revised beyond a tagged commit, `+' is appended to the version string
+# when not overridden by using "make LOCALVERSION=". This indicates that the
+# kernel is not a vanilla release version and has been modified.
pattern = ".*/localversion[^~]*"
string = $(shell cat /dev/null \
@@ -926,26 +931,32 @@ string = $(shell cat /dev/null \
localver = $(subst $(space),, $(string) \
$(patsubst "%",%,$(CONFIG_LOCALVERSION)))
-# If CONFIG_LOCALVERSION_AUTO is set scripts/setlocalversion is called
-# and if the SCM is know a tag from the SCM is appended.
-# The appended tag is determined by the SCM used.
+# scripts/setlocalversion is called to create a unique identifier if the source
+# is managed by a known SCM and the repository has been revised since the last
+# tagged (release) commit. The format of the identifier is determined by the
+# SCM's implementation.
# .scmversion is used when generating rpm packages so we do not loose
# the version information from the SCM when we do the build of the kernel
# from the copied source
ifeq ($(wildcard .scmversion),)
- _localver-auto = $(shell $(CONFIG_SHELL) \
+ scm-identifier = $(shell $(CONFIG_SHELL) \
$(srctree)/scripts/setlocalversion $(srctree))
- _localver-auto = $(shell cat .scmversion 2> /dev/null)
+ scm-identifier = $(shell cat .scmversion 2> /dev/null)
- localver-auto = $(LOCALVERSION)$(_localver-auto)
+ localver-extra = $(scm-identifier)
+ ifneq ($scm-identifier,)
+ ifeq ($(LOCALVERSION),)
+ localver-extra = +
+ endif
+ endif
-localver-full = $(localver)$(localver-auto)
+localver-full = $(localver)$(LOCALVERSION)$(localver-extra)
# Store (new) KERNELRELASE string in include/config/kernel.release
kernelrelease = $(KERNELVERSION)$(localver-full)

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