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    SubjectRe: [alsa-devel] [PATCH] driver core: remove CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED
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    On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 3:35 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
    > On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 03:00:31PM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
    >> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 2:14 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
    >> > On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 10:24:18AM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
    >> >> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 9:38 AM, Andrew Morton
    >> >> <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
    >> >> > On Fri, 9 Jul 2010 11:54:50 -0700
    >> >> > Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
    >> >> >
    >> >> >> This is no longer needed by any userspace tools, so it's safe to
    >> >> >> remove.
    >> >>
    >> >> Also still used for booting mainline kernels on RHEL5 userspaces.
    >> >
    >> > Really? ?I thought that was fixed a long time ago. ?What kernel was
    >> > RHEL5 originally based on?
    >> >
    >> > And note that no RHEL5 user is going to be using a .36 kernel on their
    >> > system, that's a completely unsupported and unadvised situation. ?Heck,
    >> > I'd be amazed if a .34 kernel.org kernel boots on the thing, does it?
    >> >
    >>
    >> I think some people do it internally, last time I did it was to test
    >> something I was backporting, so you want to make sure the upstream
    >> version boots and the backported version also boots on the same
    >> hw/userspace.
    >>
    >> original kernel was 2.6.18.
    >
    > Yes, that was the number, but does it really look anything like a .18
    > kernel.org release?  :)
    >

    Well its more that the userspace is mostly what was released at the
    same time, we aren't going to update udev/mkinitrd unless some major
    problem was discovered.

    Dave.
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