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SubjectRe: [PATCH] RCU: Reduce size of rcu_head 1 of 2
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In message <20030801160036.029e542b.akpm@osdl.org> you write:
> Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> wrote:
> >
> > Gratuitous change to API during stable series BAD BAD BAD. If
> > you drop this it stays as is until 2.8. The extra arg in
> > unneccessary, but breaking it is worse.
>
> There won't be any out-of-tree users by then.

Not that you will know of, that's the entire point IMHO.

All those people who forward port to 2.6, or who are developing
drivers for the first time, completely outside the "normal" channels.
Just please please please don't break any API in a stable series.

Rusty.
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