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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] let broken drivers depend on BROKEN{,ON_SMP}
On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 06:04:03PM +0200, Tomas Szepe wrote:
> > []
> >
> > If a _user_ of a stable kernel notices "it doesn't even compile" this
> > gives a very bad impression of the quality of the Linux kernel.
> The keyword in this sentence is "stable."
> Could you maybe come up with this again at around 2.6.40? :)

The first stable kernel of the 2.6 kernel series will be 2.6.0.

My patch or omething similar should go into 2.6 before 2.6.0 .
Whether 2.6.0-test2 or 2.6.0-test15 is the right time is a different
question - as long as it's before 2.6.0 .

> Tomas Szepe <>



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