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    SubjectRe: Meaning of major kernel version number
    Oliver Neukum wrote:
    >
    > On Tuesday, 1. May 2001 22:49, Erik Hensema wrote:
    > > Hi,
    > >
    > > A little question which may be a FAQ: what does the major version number
    > > [1] of the Linux kernel (still) mean? What is the policy on increasing the
    > > major version (eg. on what basis it is decided the next kernel isn't going
    > > to be 2.6 but 3.0)?
    >
    > Our great fearless leader will talk with the penguin beyond the sky.
    >
    > HTH
    > Oliver
    > -
    One definition might be that it changes when user code must be relinked
    to work with the next version.

    George
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