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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] schedule obsolete OSS drivers for removal (version 2)
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On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 19:49 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 01:13:51PM -0400, Lee Revell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-07-29 at 17:32 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > This patch schedules obsolete OSS drivers (with ALSA drivers that
> > > support the same hardware) for removal.
> > >
> > > Scheduling the via82cxxx driver for removal was ACK'ed by Jeff Garzik.
> > >
> >
> > Someone on linux-audio-user just pointed out that the OSS USB audio and
> > midi modules were never deprecated, much less scheduled to be removed.
> >
> > Maybe the best way to deprecate them is to move them to Sound -> OSS,
> > that's where they belong anyway.
>
> I'd deprecate them without moving them.
>

Here's the patch. The bug was that CONFIG_USB_AUDIO and CONFIG_USB_MIDI
need to depend on CONFIG_SOUND_PRIME.

It also fixes some typos and clarifies the help text.

Signed-Off-By: Lee Revell <rlrevell@joe-job.com>

--- linux-2.6.13-rc4/drivers/usb/class/Kconfig~ 2005-08-12 15:54:36.000000000 -0400
+++ linux-2.6.13-rc4/drivers/usb/class/Kconfig 2005-08-12 15:57:38.000000000 -0400
@@ -5,12 +5,12 @@
depends on USB

config USB_AUDIO
- tristate "USB Audio support"
- depends on USB && SOUND
+ tristate "USB Audio support (OSS)"
+ depends on USB && SOUND_PRIME
help
Say Y here if you want to connect USB audio equipment such as
speakers to your computer's USB port. You only need this if you use
- the OSS sound driver; ALSA has its own option for usb audio support.
+ the OSS sound system; ALSA has its own option for USB audio support.

To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called audio.
@@ -39,11 +39,13 @@
module will be called bluetty.

config USB_MIDI
- tristate "USB MIDI support"
- depends on USB && SOUND
+ tristate "USB MIDI support (OSS)"
+ depends on USB && SOUND_PRIME
---help---
Say Y here if you want to connect a USB MIDI device to your
- computer's USB port. This driver is for devices that comply with
+ computer's USB port. You only need this if you use the OSS
+ sound system; USB MIDI devices are supported by ALSA's USB
+ audio driver. This driver is for devices that comply with
'Universal Serial Bus Device Class Definition for MIDI Device'.

The following devices are known to work:

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