Subject: Re: pkg/23425
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 03/18/2005 00:02:05
On Thu, Mar 17, 2005 at 05:07:48PM +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Synopsis: Can we track OS version in lsof and aperture like we do in p5-perl-headers?
>Responsible-Changed-When: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 17:07:47 +0000
>Over to lsof maintainer.
>(for handling the lsof part of the PR)
i think lsof is already okay on this front.
(1) it already prints out a warning saying that it might not work and
then tries anyway. case in point, my 2.99.14 lsof works fine on
2.99.16. i'll try it on 3.99.1 tomorrow. :)
(2) if we make it refuse to work if the kernel version is different,
we eliminate a great many cases where it might work anyway.
fwiw, i have two lkms that i built 1.5 years that i force-load and
they still work fine.
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