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    SubjectRe: USB device allocation
    david parsons wrote:
    > In article <>,
    > Jeff Garzik <> wrote:
    > >"H. Peter Anvin" wrote:
    > >> Actually, the need is for a decent-sized dev_t.
    > >
    > >We're still pre-code-freeze... it would be great to change this before
    > >2.4.0.
    > 3.0
    > That's a pretty major kernel interface change that will break
    > close to everything in userland. If version numbers mean
    > anything, this sort of change is suited for a major version
    > number revision.

    Will changing kdev_t (see linux/kdev_t.h) break userland? Or just cause
    a module recompile and break mknod?


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