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SubjectRe: RFD: Kernel release numbering
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Andries Brouwer <aebr@win.tue.nl> writes:

> API stability: Stable series like 2.0, 2.2, 2.4 try to maintain
> the guarantee that user-visible APIs do not change. That goal
> has disappeared, meaning that anything might break when one
> upgrades from 2.6.14 to 2.6.16.

Both 2.4 and 2.6 are IMHO similar. There were API changes in 2.4,
and in 2.6 they should be discouraged exactly as in 2.4.
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Krzysztof Halasa
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