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SubjectRe: RFD: Kernel release numbering
Andries Brouwer <> 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.
Krzysztof Halasa
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