[PATCH 7/7] [v4] drivers/virt: introduce Freescale hypervisor management driver

Timur Tabi timur at freescale.com
Fri Jun 10 04:55:17 EST 2011

Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> Then get rid of all the code that takes apart the ioctl command numbers
> again and just do a switch/case based on the command.

I still need to keep that code to maintain binary compatibility with existing
applications that pass the union as a parameter.

I'll fix that after we've updated the applications.  But we have a
chicken-or-the-egg problem where we need the same application to work with the
new and old ioctl interface for a period of time.

Timur Tabi
Linux kernel developer at Freescale

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