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SubjectRe: Source code compatibility in Stable series????
On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 12:21:59PM +0000, Petr Vandrovec wrote:
> When I was updating VMware's vmnet, I decided to use
> #ifdef skb_shinfo

Yes I forgot that RedHat already shipped it :-(

> This gives you maximal backward compatibility, as all public zerocopy
> patches contain this macro. Only thing is that Dave has to remember
> that when he turns skb_shinfo into inline function, an identity #define have
> to be added.

No such guarantee for binary only software ;)

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