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SubjectRe: Linux-2.6.13 : __check_region is deprecated
On 8/30/05, Diego Calleja <> wrote:
> /me wonders why check_region has not been killed, it has been
> deprecated for years; killing it would force developers to fix it
> and would help to identify unmaintained drivers...

I don't see why we should break a bunch of drivers by doing that.
Much better, in my oppinion, to fix the few remaining drivers still
using check_region and *then* kill it. Even unmaintained drivers may
still be useful to a lot of people, no point in just breaking them for
the hell of it.

Jesper Juhl <>
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