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Date:	Sun, 25 May 2008 22:53:39 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: Version numbering

From: "Matt Carlson" <>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 12:32:10 -0700

> Hi David.  I'm sitting on a small patchset of bugfixes destined for the
> net-2.6 tree, but I'm a little confused about how I should handle the
> version numbering.
> Right now, the net-2.6 tg3 driver is at version 3.92.  The net-next-2.6
> tree has 5785 support added and has a version of 3.93.  If we apply
> these patches to the net-2.6 driver, we will want to increase the
> version number.  How would you prefer we handle this?

Maybe what we can do is add another sub-version field.  So the stable
bug fixed driver in net-2.6 would end up being 3.92.1 or something
like that.
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