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    SubjectRe: RFC: Starting a stable kernel series off the 2.6 kernel
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    On Saturday 03 December 2005 11:53, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > On Sat, Dec 03, 2005 at 05:17:41PM +0000, David Ranson wrote:
    > > Steven Rostedt wrote:
    > > >udev ;)
    > > >
    > > >http://seclists.org/lists/linux-kernel/2005/Dec/0180.html
    > >
    > > Ahh OK .. I don't use it, so wouldn't have been affected. That's one
    > > userspace interface broken during the series, does anyone have any more?
    >
    > - support for ipfwadm and ipchains was removed during 2.6
    > - devfs support was removed during 2.6
    > - removal of kernel support for pcmcia-cs is pending
    > - ip{,6}_queue removal is pending
    > - removal of the RAW driver is pending

    So what you're upset about is the feature removal scheduling mechanism, which
    usually gives a full year's warning, and the removal patch can be reversed
    into a feature addition patch you can maintain outside the tree if you really
    care?

    Rob
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