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Re: Kernel Modules in Fedora -x



On Fri, 3 Aug 2007, Les Mikesell wrote:

> I thought RHEL made some effort to avoid breaking the 3rd party modules that
> their customers rely on with every kernel update (and that's probably a very
> large reason they have customers...) while Linus and fedora refuse to provide
> a stable interface.
>
> > One "bright" idea was
> > to let Fedora come up with a way to make it better.
>
> You mean - like actually define an interface and stick to it at least through
> a kernel major revision number?

Hear hear! Being able to do:

#if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(2,6,22)

and having that work properly on both Linus and RedHat kernels would be
a huge win. Right now for openswan, these are all off-by-one for
RedHat kernels.

Paul
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