Re: PNP patch into kernel when?

Tom Lees (
Wed, 4 Dec 1996 14:07:22 +0000 (GMT)

On Tue, 3 Dec 1996, Andrew E. Mileski wrote:

> So you suggest we carry along _TWO_ compatible sets of calls,
> and hope someday people use the right set, and don't mix them?
> I don't think this is a good idea.

Why not put the old calls into a module themselves. This way, we still
remain binary-compatible with modules, but don't waste space in the
kernel, and also make sure that all drivers in the kernel must use the new

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