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SubjectRe: New dev model (was [PATCH] delete devfs)
On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 01:01, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Adrian Bunk <> 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 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 which is purely stability
> fixes against 2.6.20 if there is demand for it. Anyone who really cares
> about stability of kernels won't be deploying 2.6.20 within a
> few weeks of its release anyway, so by the time they doodle over to
> they'll find or whatever.

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

Martin Schlemmer
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