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SubjectRe: Linux-2.6.13 : __check_region is deprecated
On Tue, 30 Aug 2005, David Hollis wrote:

> On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 01:55 +0200, Diego Calleja wrote:
> > El Tue, 30 Aug 2005 01:34:25 +0200,
> > Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@gmail.com> escribió:
> >
> > > 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
> >
> > I'd usually agree with you, but check_region has been deprecated for so many
> > time; I was just wondering myself if people will bother to fix the remaining
> > drivers without some "incentive"
>
> Shouldn't it be (or have been) added to the
> Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt then so it could be
> deprecated and removed through the proper mechanisms.

It should be (or have been) if there were a hard plan and
deadline to remove it, but there isn't, and there needn't be,
so it's not missing from there IMO.

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~Randy
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