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SubjectRe: three kernel trees?


Stephen Tweedie wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> On Tue, Oct 17, 2000 at 03:57:52PM -0600, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
> >
> > Were Linux to go totally modular in 2.5, development cycles will be
> > reduced by 1/2 to 1/3. This is because you could always roll back to
> > known good modules to post a release.
>
> Most of the big 2.4 module changes involved totally rethinking the
> interactions between the modules. If you're changing the APIs between
> modules, rolling one back is hard.

Well, within reason if that makes sense. Sooner or later we are going
to have to
bite the bullet on this one, though and sooner is better than later --
we really need to start thinking about it for 2.5.

:-)

Jeff

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