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SubjectRe: [patch 2.6.9 0/11] Add MODULE_VERSION to several network drivers
On Thu, Oct 21, 2004 at 11:17:49AM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-10-20 at 20:11, John W. Linville wrote:
> > Patches to add MODULE_VERSION lines to several network drivers...
> >
> > Here is the list:
>
> have you checked if the version of these drivers is actually useful? (eg
> updated when the driver changes) If it's not I'd say adding a
> MODULE_VERSION to it makes no sense whatsoever.

Why do I feel like I'm being baited...? :-)

I would have to suspect that if a version string exists, that it has at
least some meaning to the primary developers/maintainters. It certainly
is beyond my control to force the maintainers to give meaning to their
version strings.

Is this a political statement against the MODULE_VERSION macro and/or
its purpose? I'm not overly interested in debating that one...

John
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