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Date:   Sat, 5 Feb 2022 17:32:54 +0100
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Rolf Eike Beer <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] sunhme: fix the version number in struct

> > If it is not used anywhere else, yes, you can remove it.
> Of course it prints the number on module load… but otherwise it does nothing 
> with it.

You could remove that as well.

The basic problem is, the version string does not identify the sources
with enough accuracy. It says nothing about back ported fixes in
stable kernels. It tells you nothing about vendor patches to the
network core, etc.


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