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SubjectRe: wpa supplicant/ipw3945, ESSID last char missing
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On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 03:20:06PM +0000, Alessandro Suardi wrote:
> On 10/5/06, Jean Tourrilhes <jt@hpl.hp.com> wrote:
> >On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 03:26:09PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >> The very fact that this turned into a discussion is a sign that the ABI
> >> breakage wasn't handled well enough. Usually, when we do something,
> >nobody
> >> ever even notices.
> >
> > There was the grand total of *ONE* user who was personally
> >impacted by the userspace API change (the two other, one was hit by a
> >bug, now fixed, one was hit because of kernel API change + external
> >driver). And I immediately proposed to postpone the change to a later
> >time.
>
> And said user, being me, is currently running with upgraded userspace
> without any issues (counting upgrading userspace as a non-issue).
>
> I originally logged my report as I do for other things that break or look
> different in new snapshots, in order to provide early feedback to the
> kernel developers - I guess it's the actual point of having snapshots
> from kernel.org...

Precisely. We are not omniscient. Based on your feedback, I
decided to postpone WE-21.
Your feedback was useful and appreciated. I will never blame
the messenger.

> Thanks, ciao,
>
> --alessandro

Ciao...

Jean
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