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SubjectRe: [RFC] Don't use linux/version.h anymore to indicate a per-driver version - Was: Re: [PATCH 03/37] Remove unneeded version.h includes from include/
> Applications are certainly using it. I know this for a fact for the ivtv driver where
> feature improvements are marked that way.
> Without more research on how this is used I am not comfortable with this.
> Regards,
>        Hans

MythTV has a bunch of these too (mainly so the code can adapt to
driver bugs that are fixed in later revisions). Putting Mauro's patch
upstream will definitely cause breakage.

Also, it screws up the ability for users to get fixes through the
media_build tree (unless you are increasing the revision constantly
with every merge you do).


Devin J. Heitmueller - Kernel Labs
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