[Ksummit-discuss] Topic: Removal of code that is still in use by users but there is a better code.

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Wed Jun 11 21:53:55 UTC 2014


Hi Bjorn,

On Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:43:18 -0600 Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas at google.com> wrote:
>
> all did our jobs perfectly, we would never add a change to Linux that
> broke compilation of anything.  So if there's a file that doesn't
> compile anymore, I think of that as a result of a mistake somewhere
> along the line.  We can use that mistake to deduce that nobody cares
> anymore, but it'd be a lot nicer to have a scheme that didn't depend
> on people making random mistakes.

We could start making nonrandom mistakes? ;-)

-- 
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell                    sfr at canb.auug.org.au
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