Where are the macros that define the major/minor/release versions located in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6?

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

Problems are encountered when compiling kernel modules that require the use of the following macros which were previously defined in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 in header file include/linux/version.h in the following format:

#define RHEL_MAJOR 5
#define RHEL_MINOR 1
#define RHEL_RELEASE_CODE 1281
#define RHEL_RELEASE_VERSION(a,b) (((a) << 8) + (b))

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 beta
  • Header file include/linux/version.h

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