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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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