Re: kernel structures in 2.0.29->2.0.30

Stefan Monnier (monnier+/news/lists/linux/kernel@TEQUILA.SYSTEMSZ.CS.YALE.EDU)
25 Apr 1997 00:27:07 -0400

Raul Miller <> writes:
> by the people who are interested in afs. But it's really silly
> for people to try to enforce a binary interface where a source
> interface was designed.

I doubt that they'd have bother with versioning info if it really was supposed
to be only source-level compatible. And it is true that the fundamental idea
behind a "stable release" is that upgrades should only fix things and not bring
any changes which might break other programs/services.

Stefan "who upgraded to 2.0.30 and didn't notice anything, as usual"