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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] delete devfs
    On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 05:53:37PM -0400, Jesse Stockall wrote:
    > On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 17:27, Greg KH wrote:
    > >
    > > It fixes an obviously broken chunk of code that is not maintained by
    > > _anyone_. And it will clean up all device drivers a _lot_ to have this
    > > gone, which will benifit everyone in the long run.
    > >
    > Agreed, but this 'broken' chunk of code is 'working' for a lot of people
    > (whether or not this is due to pure luck is not the point)

    Pure luck.

    > > As for "right now"? Why not? I'm just embracing the new development
    > > model of the kernel :)
    > That's the point that Oliver and I raised, the "leave it till 2.7" (not
    > breaking things for real world users) argument seems stronger than the
    > "rip it now" (because it makes things cleaner, easier to code, etc)
    > argument.

    The kernel development model (the whole stable/development tree thing)
    has changed based on the discussions at the kernel summit yesterday.
    See for more details. That is why I sent this patch at this
    point in time.


    greg k-h
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