Re: [PATCH] RFC: remove "Linux 2.4" strings
Date: Fri Aug 15 2003 - 18:20:07 EST
On Fri, 15 Aug 2003 15:59:30 -0700 Mark McClelland <mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
| Randy.Dunlap wrote:
| >This patch removes "Linux 2.4" printed strings from a few
| >drivers and net protocols.
| >Instead of changing them to "Linux 2.6", they should just
| >be deleted, I think. Other suggestions?
| These strings are sometimes useful to maintainers when handling bug
| reports. Vendors and users often replace drivers with out-of-tree
| versions to gain features that aren't included in the in-kernel version
| (because of licensing issues, etc...). I have had this happen with ov511
| a number of times, so I add the "for Linux 2.4" now.
OK, I won't push them.
Just seems odd to see drivers "for Linux 2.4" in the 2.6 tree.
Thanks for your RFC reply.
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