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    SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] Remove devfs from 2.6.12-git
    On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 11:54:03PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Greg KH <> wrote:
    > >
    > > Just in time for a July release, here's a patch series that removes
    > > devfs from the kernel tree as promised.
    > Whimper.
    > Maybe we should cook this in -mm for a bit, get a feeling for how many
    > users hate us, and how much?
    > This is going to hurt:
    > bix:/usr/src/25> grep -l devfs patches/*.patch
    > patches/areca-raid-linux-scsi-driver-fix.patch
    > patches/areca-raid-linux-scsi-driver.patch
    > patches/bk-ide-dev.patch
    > patches/git-input.patch
    > patches/git-mtd.patch
    > patches/git-ocfs.patch
    > patches/git-scsi-misc-drivers-scsi-chc-remove-devfs-stuff.patch
    > patches/gregkh-driver-class-02-tty.patch
    > patches/gregkh-driver-class-03-input.patch
    > patches/gregkh-driver-class-05-sound.patch
    > patches/gregkh-driver-class-06-block.patch
    > patches/gregkh-driver-class-07-char.patch
    > patches/gregkh-driver-class-08-ieee1394.patch
    > patches/gregkh-driver-class-09-scsi.patch
    > patches/gregkh-driver-class-11-drivers.patch
    > patches/gregkh-driver-class-12-the_rest.patch
    > patches/gregkh-driver-ipmi-class_simple-fixes.patch
    > patches/gregkh-i2c-i2c-config_cleanup-01.patch
    > patches/kdump-accessing-dump-file-in-linear-raw-format.patch
    > patches/linus.patch
    > patches/md-add-interface-for-userspace-monitoring-of-events.patch
    > patches/md-optimised-resync-using-bitmap-based-intent-logging.patch
    > patches/post-halloween-doc.patch
    > patches/st-warning-fix.patch

    I don't see any place where this is not either:
    - in documentation or
    - already removed again in a second patch in -mm or
    - only in patch context

    Since the patch context issues are all in patches by Greg that went into
    Linus' tree after 2.6.12-mm1 I doubt there will be many problems after
    merging them.



    "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
    of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
    "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
    Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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