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SubjectRe: [patch] pci probing
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> > backward-compatible one for 2.0--2.2. It would be better than one code
> > with zillions of #ifdef's and routines for doing things handled by the
> > generic code since ages.
>
> My interface seeks to minimize the #ifdef trees. I'm highly motivated to
> get rid of them, since they impact me more than anyone else.

Linus was quite explicit he wanted the version in the kernel not to have
the back compatibility cruft in it too. Just the 2.3.x code.

Alan


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