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Date:   Sat, 27 Feb 2021 07:33:34 +0100
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Maciej Kwapulinski <maciej.kwapulinski@...ux.intel.com>
Cc:     Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
        Derek Kiernan <derek.kiernan@...inx.com>,
        Dragan Cvetic <dragan.cvetic@...inx.com>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Documentation List <linux-doc@...r.kernel.org>,
        Tomasz Jankowski <tomasz1.jankowski@...el.com>,
        Savo Novakovic <savox.novakovic@...el.com>,
        Jianxun Zhang <jianxun.zhang@...ux.intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 01/12] gna: add driver module

On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 07:29:39PM +0100, Maciej Kwapulinski wrote:
> 
> Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com> writes:
> 
> > On Tue, Feb 16, 2021 at 6:11 PM Maciej Kwapulinski
> > <maciej.kwapulinski@...ux.intel.com> wrote:
> >>
> ....
> >> +#define GNA_DRV_VER    "1.2.0"
> >
> > Nowadays the version is the Git SHA sum.
> >
> 
> right, "version" is present in about 7% of all modules

And it should be removed from them.

> do You mean version should be skipped over (automatically generated)
> srcversion field? or maybe You suggest any (better) technique?

Drop it entirely from the driver code, it means nothing when the driver
is merged into the kernel tree.

thanks,

greg k-h

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