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Re: [2.6 patch] fix DECSTATION depends

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: [2.6 patch] fix DECSTATION depends
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 18:02:22 +0100 (CET)
Cc: Adrian Bunk <>,,
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Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
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On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> >  The dependency was intentional: stable for 32-bit, experimental for
> > 64-bit.  I'm reverting the change immediately.  Please always contact me
> > before applying non-obvious changes for the DECstation.
> Well, this one seemed to be obvious but sometimes things are not what
> they seem to be ...

 Hmm, a change of semantics wouldn't qualify as obvious for me...

 I admit this construct may seem surprising at first sight when compared
to many other uses of EXPERIMENTAL -- the equivalent more verbose syntax
used for 2.4 leaves no doubt about the intent, though.


+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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