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    SubjectRe: New dev model (was [PATCH] delete devfs)
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    On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 01:01, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de> wrote:
    > >
    > > my personal opinon is that this new development model isn't a good
    > > idea from the point of view of users:
    > >
    > > There's much worth in having a very stable kernel. Many people use for
    > > different reasons self-compiled ftp.kernel.org kernels.
    >
    > Well. We'll see. 2.6 is becoming stabler, despite the fact that we're
    > adding features.
    >
    > I wouldn't be averse to releasing a 2.6.20.1 which is purely stability
    > fixes against 2.6.20 if there is demand for it. Anyone who really cares
    > about stability of kernel.org kernels won't be deploying 2.6.20 within a
    > few weeks of its release anyway, so by the time they doodle over to
    > kernel.org they'll find 2.6.20.2 or whatever.

    I wont recommend this, as it screws with some (most?) things trying
    to detect kernel version running from uname =)


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    Martin Schlemmer
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