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Date:	Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:03:50 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	mprivozn@...hat.com
Cc:	jiri@...nulli.us, gregkh@...uxfoundation.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net-sysfs: Report link speed only when possible

From: Michal Privoznik <mprivozn@...hat.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:19:51 +0200

> So if I were developing brand new application I could say: I'm
> dropping all this workaround code and have it clean and require say
> 3.16 kernel at least.

Then your application wouldn't be usable on %99 of systems for a long
long time.

I don't think this is the right tradeoff at all.
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