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    SubjectRe: overdue items in feature-removal-schedule
    On Mon, 3 Dec 2007 11:58:07 -0500
    Erez Zadok <> wrote:

    > Linus, Andrew, Christoph,
    > There are 29 listed items in feature-removal-schedule.txt. 11 of those have
    > dates or kernel versions that have passed, including this one:
    > What: remove EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_thread)
    > When: August 2006

    That means they were proposed a long time ago and people were given
    plenty of time to stop using them.
    > One feature (removal of sys_sysctl) is listed for September 2010: are we
    > really able to predict the future with this much accuracy?

    The sysctl one is fantasy - its a kernel/user ABI so isn't going to be
    going anywhere in a hurry.

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