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"Linus Torvalds: “The *only* reason for an OS kernel existing in the firstplace is to serve user-space. The kernel has no relevance on its own.
Breaking existing binaries - and then not acknowledging how horribly bad that was - is just about the *worst* offense any kernel developer can do.”"

LKML: Linus Torvalds: Re: [PATCH] sysfs: Optionally count subdirectories to support buggy applications