On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 8:12 AM, Steve Bertrand <st...@ibctech.ca> wrote:
> Vasadi I. Claudiu Florin wrote:
> > Hello guyz,
> > Here's a short question (was unable to find a google)
> > uname states my kernes as being: Freebsd-7.1-STABLE #4
> > What exactly is that "#4" mean ?
> > Recompiled it 20 min. ago, so I figure it has something to do with
> > maybe, I don't know, some sub-version of the sources ?
> No. It means that this is the fourth time that you've recompiled the
> kernel (IIRC).
> You will see #5 if you do another recompile.
Actually this is the 5th time --- computers start counting at zero.
#0 first time
#1 second time
#2 third time
#3 fourth time
#4 fifth time.... and on...
To reset this, you have to remove the build directory for the kernel and
This number has NOTHING to do with the state of the sources, it just keeps
track of how many times the kernel has been built from the same build
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