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SubjectRe: [RFC] Add kernel<->userspace ABI stability documentation
On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 12:20:49PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> They seem to be just excuses for bad habits. And the notion of a "private"
> interface is insane anyway, since it doesn't matter - the only thing that
> matters is whether it breaks existing binaries or not, and being "private"
> in no way makes any difference to that. If you need to compile or link
> against a new library, it's broken - whether it was "private" or not makes
> no difference.

gregkh is being polite - s/private/but-we-are-special/ and it will make
more sense...
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