Re: libertas (private) ioctls vs. nl80211
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 15:59:26 EST
On Thu, 14 Jun 2007 15:09:36 -0400
"John W. Linville" <linville@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It does not make sense to me to rip this out purely for aesthetic
Aesthetics are good, but that's not the main issue.
What is most worrying is that there appears to be a risk that these
newly-added interfaces will later become obsoleted by another interface.
This means that we'll need to maintain, test and support _both_ interfaces
for a very long time. This is the sort of foot-shooting we should avoid.
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