Re: Linux 2.4 future

From: Jan-Benedict Glaw
Date: Tue Dec 02 2003 - 14:15:58 EST

On Tue, 2003-12-02 11:09:28 -0800, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxx>
wrote in message <Pine.LNX.4.58.0312021101440.1519@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> stable ABI for kernel modules, and in fact I'm actively against even
> _trying_. I want people to be very much aware of the fact that kernel
> internals do change, and that this will continue.

<AOL> me too! </AOL> I totally agree.

> There are no good excuses for binary modules. Some of them may be
> technically legal (by virtue of not being derived works) and allowed, but
> even when they are legal they are a major pain in the ass, and always
> horribly buggy.

Thanks a lot for this clarification. Webmaster, please note it down on's front index.html!


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