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SubjectRe: The most insane proposal in regard to the Linux kernel development
On Sat, Apr 02, 2016 at 05:43:47PM +0500, Artem S. Tashkinov wrote:
> One very big justification of this proposal is that core Linux development
> (I'm talking about various subsystems like mm/ ipc/ and interfaces under
> block/ fs/ security/ sound/ etc. ) has slowed down significantly over the
> past years so radical changes which warrant new kernel API/ABI are less
> likely to be introduced.

That's not true at all, the change is constant, and increasing, just
look at the tree for proof of that.

> Please, share your opinion.

Please read Documentation/stable_api_nonsense.txt for my opinion, and
that of the current developers.

If you don't agree with this, that's fine, you are welcome to fork the
kernel at any specific point and keep that api stable, just like many
companies do and make money from it (SuSE, Red Hat, etc.)

best of luck with your kernel project,

greg k-h

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