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    SubjectRe: 2.6.16-rc4: known regressions
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    On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 16:35 +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 11:18:22AM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote:
    > > For just one example of API breaking see
    > >
    > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=175998
    > >
    > > This breaks stuff for end users in a stable distribution. Not good.
    >
    > That's not an API breakage. The API is left untouched, the driver
    > now just reports the attached device as what it is.

    ABI then, whatever..

    > If HAL wasn't
    > a piece of cargo-cult programming crap

    We love you too Christoph.

    > you'd see in the relevant
    > standards what scsi device types exist, or even better stop relying
    > on such low-level knowledge.

    Then don't export it unless it's useful. You did break ABI, don't try to
    make up stupid excuses.

    > It's a disk if sd_mod attaches to it
    > is a much better rule than relying on lowlevel SAM details.

    That's another way to do it.

    David


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