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From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
To: Harvey Harrison <harvey.harrison@gmail.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@openvz.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] feature-removal: add documentation for exported symbols going away
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 00:43:08 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080213224308.GD12383@cs181133002.pp.htv.fi> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080213223455.GB12383@cs181133002.pp.htv.fi>

BTW:

Sorry and it's not your fault if my answer was a bit harsh.

Your patch forces a nonsense that until now only Andrew tried to enforce 
(which BTW made me avoiding him whenever possible and never looking at 
-mm anymore).

There's simply no point in treating the removal of exports differently
from the many other API breaks we have in each release.

cu
Adrian

-- 

       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed


  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-13 22:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-13 22:22 Harvey Harrison
2008-02-13 22:34 ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-13 22:42   ` Harvey Harrison
2008-02-13 22:55     ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-13 22:43   ` Adrian Bunk [this message]
2008-02-13 22:54     ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-13 23:22       ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-13 23:43         ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-13 23:58           ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-14  0:18             ` Alan Cox
2008-02-13 23:07 ` Arjan van de Ven
2008-02-15  3:06 ` Rene Herman

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