[linux-dvb] backward compatability

Kenneth Aafløy kenneth at linuxtv.org
Sat Jul 2 01:44:29 CEST 2005


lørdag 2. juli 2005, 01:41, skrev Kenneth Aafløy:
> I was thinking while Johannes was doing the real work, merging patches.
> 
> What if backward compatability was kept somewhere in CVS, eg /patches.
> 
> We check in the Makefile of build-2.6 if the kernel version matches the
> current version of CVS, if not we try to apply some patch in /patches.
> 
> The patch applied may change the semantics of Makefile so that it does
> noe apply the check for higher level kernel, or will bail out if a
> higher level kernel is discovered, eg the user upgrades kernel
> beneeth our feet.
> 
> Any thought on this is appreciated, as it's only a rough idea.

Can't belive kmail didn't notice me about a missing subject,
that's a poor client, sorry!

Kenneth




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