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Backward Compatibility

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Issue #332, Section #2 (17 Oct 2005: An Attempt To Clean Up The Boot Code)
Issue #311, Section #9 (5 Jun 2005: New Automatic Kernel Tunables (AKT) Project Begun)
Issue #306, Section #7 (11 Apr 2005: FUSE Breaks Backward Compatibility)
Issue #304, Section #1 (3 Apr 2005: Secure Digital (SD) Support For 2.6)
Issue #300, Section #5 (29 Mar 2005: New yaird Replacement For mkinitrd)
Issue #294, Section #2 (2 Feb 2005: Some Debate On The Development Model)
Issue #279, Section #3 (20 Oct 2004: ipchains And ipfwadm To Be Removed; iptables Replacing Them, But Not Yet Fully Ready)
Issue #278, Section #8 (19 Oct 2004: hotplug Scripts Version 20040920 Released)
Issue #265, Section #11 (30 Jun 2004: uClinux Cross-Compiler Toolchain Updated)
Issue #264, Section #3 (25 Jun 2004: Reworking Capability Support In 2.6)
Issue #264, Section #14 (25 Jun 2004: UMSDOS May Be Dropped From 2.6)
Issue #263, Section #12 (14 Jun 2004: Documentation On Building External Modules)
Issue #259, Section #7 (22 May 2004: The Future Of dnotify)
Issue #259, Section #18 (22 May 2004: Hotplug Scripts Updated)
Issue #256, Section #2 (2 Apr 2004: Proposal: A Layered Kernel)
Issue #249, Section #14 (27 Jan 2004: Hotplug Scripts Version 2004_01_05 Released)
Issue #245, Section #1 (14 Dec 2003: Status Of 2.4; Some Discussion Of Interface Stability In All Kernels)
Issue #244, Section #1 (8 Dec 2003: modules.pnpmap Output Support)
Issue #239, Section #8 (1 Nov 2003: Driver Update For MPT Fusion)
Issue #236, Section #5 (26 Oct 2003: Kernel Port-Availability Security Suggestion)
Issue #227, Section #13 (11 Aug 2003: NFS Compatibility Breakage From 2.4 To 2.6)
Issue #224, Section #4 (30 Jul 2003: Expected Changes From 2.4 To 2.6)
Issue #219, Section #1 (16 Jun 2003: Futex Updates; Backward Compatibility Policy)
Issue #215, Section #4 (9 May 2003: Static Device Numbering Enhancements)
Issue #215, Section #10 (9 May 2003: More 64-Bit mknod Discussion)
Issue #212, Section #7 (6 Apr 2003: Modutils 2.4.25 Released)
Issue #194, Section #1 (2 Dec 2002: Linux 2.4.20-rc2 Released)
Issue #186, Section #8 (29 Sep 2002: Module Updates)
Issue #186, Section #14 (29 Sep 2002: New ext3 Indexed-Directory Patch)
Issue #184, Section #8 (15 Sep 2002: libaio Developer Confusion)
Issue #169, Section #3 (2 Jun 2002: Backward Compatibility)
Issue #162, Section #2 (14 Apr 2002: Kernel Licensing Discussion)
Issue #146, Section #6 (17 Dec 2001: Developer Scuffle In 2.4)
Issue #124, Section #9 (2 Jul 2001: Porting From 2.0/2.2 To 2.4)
Issue #112, Section #11 (23 Mar 2001: 2.4 Not Backward Compatible With 2.2)
Issue #105, Section #15 (2 Feb 2001: Option To Disable printk() Output)
Issue #102, Section #5 (12 Jan 2001: The Future Of modutils)
Issue #99, Section #3 (25 Dec 2000: sysklogd Cleanup; Using Kernel Headers In User-Space Programs)
Issue #97, Section #6 (11 Dec 2000: 'modprobe' Infinite Loop On Buggy Drivers)
Issue #95, Section #9 (27 Nov 2000: Some Explanation Of Modules Exporting Symbols)
Issue #80, Section #4 (14 Aug 2000: Symlinks In The Kernel; Kernel/Library/etc Interface Dispute)
Issue #78, Section #3 (31 Jul 2000: Some Explanation Of Edge-Triggered Versus Level-Triggered Interrupts)
Issue #66, Section #4 (8 May 2000: 'modutils' Cleanup)
Issue #65, Section #5 (1 May 2000: Philosophy Of Backward Compatibility In The Kernel)
Issue #63, Section #1 (17 Apr 2000: NetWare Filesystem Sources Published)
Issue #60, Section #7 (27 Mar 2000: Tulip Driver Developer Flame War)
Issue #56, Section #4 (28 Feb 2000: Kernel Documentation)
Issue #48, Section #1 (27 Dec 1999: Binary Module Portability Across Kernel Versions)
Issue #48, Section #8 (27 Dec 1999: glibc Including Kernel Headers)
Issue #44, Section #5 (22 Nov 1999: Kernel Support For Binary-Only Programs)
Issue #42, Section #2 (8 Nov 1999: Protecting The Kernel From Root)
Issue #42, Section #6 (8 Nov 1999: Backward Compatibility In The Unstable Tree)
Issue #41, Section #6 (1 Nov 1999: Some Explanation Of The Kernel Development Process)
Issue #38, Section #2 (11 Oct 1999: ext3 Filesystem Status; ACLs)
Issue #27, Section #5 (15 Jul 1999: kernel/resource.c Backwards Compatibility)
Issue #27, Section #10 (15 Jul 1999: Legacy Compatibility)
Issue #27, Section #14 (15 Jul 1999: '.config' Backward Compatibility)
Issue #24, Section #7 (24 Jun 1999: Renovating 'mount')
Issue #15, Section #2 (22 Apr 1999: Journalling And 'Capabilities' In ext3)
Issue #7, Section #2 (24 Feb 1999: The Bubble Bursts For BIOS Backward Compatibility)
Issue #3, Section #3 (28 Jan 1999: ioctl Documentation; Legacy Features)

 

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