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SubjectRe: 64bit clean drivers was Re: Linux 2.4.20-pre1
> In a perfect would I'd be able to have config_experimental let me pick all
> the stuff not tested on x86_64. To do that sanely we have to fix the
> configuration language otherwise it will just never be maintainable and
> we will spend the rest of 2.4 haunted by "Why has xyz vanished on Alpha
> in 2.4.21"

I severly doubt this will a problem. If you look at the drivers that
I marked this way on x86-64 I will bet some beer that they never worked
(some not even compiled) on alpha. Worrying about a userbase of drivers
who have never worked does not seem to be very useful. It definitely would
not be a regression at least.

Can you please shortly explain what will not be maintainable with my

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