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SubjectRe: Proper way to release binary driver?
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> We had hoped that MODVERSIONS would allow us to provide a single (or at
> most a few) binary driver. Kernels with even minor version numbers are
> supposed to be stable (even if they are buggy) ie. not have wildly
> changing kernel interfaces.

They have a stable API. THe ABI thing is an irrelevance to free software.
avoiding the ABI compatibility mess is one of the great things free
software lets you do.

Alan

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