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SubjectRe: GPLONLY kernel symbols???
On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Well, hpa and myself are the only ones really maintaining it
> > in the last two years judging from the changelog. Some others
> > probably also contributed small changes not worthy of an entry.
> Or rewrote the Winchip code but didnt feel egotistical enough

It's not so much an ego thing imo. It's a useful pointer to find
out who changed something, and why. If nothing else, useful to
find the guilty party when something breaks 8)
/me hides*

> > I got the idea a while ago that splitting the various implementations
> > (Cyrix/K6/etc) out to seperate files would be a good start.
> I looked at that - but its hard to see the right places to split it

Agreed, it's one reason I've been putting it off until a better
time (Ie, 2.5)

regards,
Dave.

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| Dave Jones. http://www.codemonkey.org.uk
| SuSE Labs

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