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SubjectRe: Complaint about recent LINUX_VERSION_CODEs
Jamie Lokier wrote:
>
> Michael Rothwell wrote:
> > Perhaps the real problem isn't the "feature freeze" but the numbering --
> > maybe we should still be in the "2.3.xxx" pre-nothing stage currently. Or
> > the FAQ needs to be updated.
>
> Indeed, now that LINUX_VERSION_CODE has the value 0x20400 for all
> kernels over the last few months, it's impossible to write modules that
> will compile on all of them :-(

Is that really a big deal? Its a test series which will have a stable
interface once 2.4.0 proper is released.

My own pet peeve is ppl avoiding the KERNEL_VERSION() macro when doing
LINUX_VERSION_CODE tests. Makes each test a bit more readable.

Jeff




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