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Re: 2.6.12-rc4-mm[12] - ULOG problem

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Subject: Re: 2.6.12-rc4-mm[12] - ULOG problem
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 11:48:13 -0700 (PDT)
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From: James Morris <jmorris@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 09:19:33 -0400 (EDT)

> On Thu, 19 May 2005, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > We should remove the feature.  If there is demonstrated need for multiple
> > instances then it should be done by more conventional means - syscall,
> > allocation of a device major then use the minor as a selector or whatever.
> I'd suggest removing the connector code completely.

I totally agree, it's crap at the current time and the author doesn't
fix the problems being shown in it, in fact he defends some of them
even this one.  It needs lots of work still.

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