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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm] swsusp: userland interface (rev 2)
    On 01/24/06 11:44:37PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > On Út 24-01-06 17:38:34, Dave Jones wrote:
    > > > We'll of course try to get the interface right at the first
    > > > try. OTOH... if wrong interface is in kernel for a month, I do not
    > > > think it is reasonable to keep supporting that wrong interface for a
    > > > year before it can be removed. One month of warning should be fair in
    > > > such case...
    > >
    > > Users want to be able to boot between different kernels.
    > > Tying functionality to specific versions of userspace completely
    > > screws them over.
    >
    > Well, by the time we have any _users_ interface should be
    > stable. Actually I believe interface will be stable from day 0, but...
    >

    I'm sure gregkh thought the same thing with about sysfs and udev and we've
    seen how well that's worked out...

    > Pavel

    Jim.
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