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SubjectRe: 2.6.19-rc3-mm1
On Sun, 29 Oct 2006 19:54:30 -0800
Greg KH <> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 09:50:00PM -0500, Dave Jones wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 04:00:02PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > > - For some reason Greg has resurrected the patches which detect whether
> > > you're using old versions of udev and if so, punish you for it.
> > >
> > > If weird stuff happens, try upgrading udev.
> >
> > Where "old" is how old exactly ?
> As per the Kconfig help entry, any version of udev released before 2006
> will probably have problems with the new config option. So follow the
> text and enable the option if you are running an old version of udev and
> you should be fine.


Greg is referring to CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED. I didn't know it existed.
If I had known I'd have saved maybe an hour and I perhaps wouldn't have had
to revert gregkh-driver-tty-device.patch

What mailing list was this discussed and reviewed on?

The option should default to "y".

The changelog is wrong. Or garbled. Certainly confusing.

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