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SubjectRe: module mess in -CURRENT
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In message <Pine.LNX.4.44.0211131828480.6810-100000@home.transmeta.com> you wri
te:
> > The biggest need though is documentation so people can actually fix all
> > the drivers for this stuff.
>
> I think Al convinced Rusty that most drivers don't need to worry and that
> Rusty was a bit over-eager (ie sound, much of char, all of block and fs
> should all be handled by upper layers without the races)

Not really. The Kernel Summit and an audit of drivers convinced me
that changing every driver simply wasn't feasible.

*You* convinced me not to break any driver source code: every time you
dropped my patches I went back and implemented another compat macro 8)

Cheers,
Rusty.
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Anyone who quotes me in their sig is an idiot. -- Rusty Russell.
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