svn commit: r193041 - head/sys/sys
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Fri May 29 18:10:39 UTC 2009
On Fri, 29 May 2009, Attilio Rao wrote:
> 2009/5/29 Scott Long <scottl at samsco.org>:
>> Occasionally it's useful to be able to run older binaries on newer kernels.
>> One particularly useful place is for making releases. Does this change to
>> struct mount break that? If so, could there be any other way to achieve
>> what you want without the breakage?
> The struct mount is only accessible by the kernel so it doesn't break
> userspace binary compatibility.
However, __FreeBSD_version does need to be bumped and UPDATING updated, since
this change will break file system modules compiled against kernels using
older versions of struct mount.
Robert N M Watson
University of Cambridge
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