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SubjectRe: [RFC] New Driver Model for 2.5
"Henning P. Schmiedehausen" wrote:
> And a version field! Please add a version field right to the
> beginning. This would make supporting legacy drivers in later versions
> _much_ easier.

That's something to be done in a Windows not Linux driver.

This is not a structure that is directly exposed to userspace, so it
doesn't need to be versioned.

We don't really support legacy drivers in the first place, much less
take up space with versions in structs everywhere..

Jeff


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