Re: PNP patch into kernel when?

Philip Blundell (
Thu, 5 Dec 1996 12:39:38 +0000 (GMT)

On Thu, 5 Dec 1996, Rob Riggs wrote:

> We are talking about _development_ kernels here. The API is
> GUARANTEED to changed during the development phase. Linus
> just made a rather spectacular API change in the kernel with
> the new exception stuff. You should not need to change your

No, he didn't. He made an ABI change, but as far as I know virtually all
code that compiled and ran under 2.0 will still work with the current 2.1.