Re: [git pull] drm request 3

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Thu Mar 04 2010 - 13:51:36 EST

On Thu, 4 Mar 2010, Jesse Barnes wrote:

> On Thu, 4 Mar 2010 10:36:55 -0800
> Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Yes Dave probably should have mentioned it in his pull request, but
> > that doesn't seem to be a good reason not to pull imo...
> And now I see Dave did mention this, so what gives. Guidance please.

Yeah, it's in the first one. My bad. I didn't notice, because that one got
cancelled for other reasons and never even tested.

That doesn't change the simple basic issue: how are people with Fedora-12
going to test any kernel out now? And are there libdrm versions that can
handle _both_ cases, so that people can bisect things? IOW, even if you
have a new libdrm, will it then work with the _old_ kernel too?

Backwards compatibility is really important.

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