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SubjectRe: [RFC] Add kernel<->userspace ABI stability documentation
Greg KH writes:


> +
> + stable/
> + This directory documents the interfaces that have determined to
> + be stable. Userspace programs are free to use these interfaces
> + with no restrictions, and backward compatibility for them will
> + be guaranteed for at least 2 years. Most simple interfaces
> + (like syscalls) are expected to never change and always be
> + available.

What about separating "stable" ("guaranteed for at least 2 years") and
"standard" (core unix interface is not going to change ever)?

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