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Re: HEADS UP test11 merge.

To: Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: HEADS UP test11 merge.
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 02:23:02 +0100
Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <11043.975201398@xxxxxxxxxxxx>; from kaos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Sun, Nov 26, 2000 at 12:16:38PM +1100
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On Sun, Nov 26, 2000 at 12:16:38PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Nov 2000 02:01:55 +0100, 
> Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >I also do not remember reading an announcement of you about the binary
> >breakage on linux-kernel (Changes is useless for frequent kernel testers
> >because it contains to 95% unnecessary updates) 
> 
> The breakage was a bug, not deliberate.  It only shows up with old
> modutils on kernel 2.4.0-test11.  I do my testing with the recommended
> versions of software, modutils >= 2.3.16 works with 2.4.0-test11.
> Since I still get complaints from people who try to run modutils
> 2.1.121 on 2.4 kernels, I should not be surprised that Changes is being
> ignored, but it is the only official mechanism we have.

Official mechanism would be Linus' release notes. 
 


-Andi

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