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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fb.h cleanup
    On Mon, 10 Jan 2000, Erik Andersen wrote:
    > On Mon Jan 10, 2000 at 09:55:32AM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
    > > On Sun, 9 Jan 2000, James A Simmons wrote:
    > > > Please test this patch. It's against a pre-2.3.39-2. Once you are happy
    > > > with it Geert can you send it to linus. Thank you.
    > >
    > > > -#define FBIOGET_VSCREENINFO 0x4600
    > > > +#define FBIOGET_VSCREENINFO _IOWR(FB_IOC_MAGIC, 0, struct fb_var_screeninfo)
    > >
    > > Are these backwards compatible on all platforms?
    >
    > Does it matter? From user space you already have to do a
    >
    > #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(2,2,0)
    > foo
    > #else
    > bar
    > #endif
    >
    > since things like struct fb_var_screeninfo already
    > had its internals changed.

    No you don't. All changes until now were backwards compatible.

    Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

    Geert

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