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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs: Restore files_lock and set_fs_root exports
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Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 04:29:28PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
>>Fine. Completely agree. Sometimes people do need to be forced to make
>>such changes - I don't think anyone would disagree with that.
>>
>>What's under discussion here is "how to do it". Do we just remove things
>>when we notice them, or do we give (say) 12 months notice?
>
>
> Remove when we notice with a short (measured in weeks) period where that
> removal happens only in -mm. It's a price people have to pay for not
> submitting their code upstream.

Not everyone has cycles to follow to -mm.

I'd much rather see deprecation warnings in mainline releases for at
least one if not two releases.

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