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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.6.13 - 1/3 - Remove the deprecated function __check_region
Le Tuesday 30 August 2005 a 19:08, Jesper Juhl ecrivait: 
> On 8/30/05, Stephane Wirtel <> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Here is the first patch for kernel 2.6.13 from Linus tree.
> >
> Take it easy. Don't kill __check_region() unless you first convert all
> users of it.
> And by removing __check_region() you've just broken check_region() -
> There are still some drivers left that use check_region() and there's
> no reason to break them.
> The right approach is to identify all users of
> check_region()/__check_region(), then submit patches to convert them
> to use request_region instead. *Then*, when there are no more
> in-kernel users left, submit patches to remove the deprecated
> functions.

I know, I did not check with check_region, I will check all users of
check_region and I hope to send a new patch in few days.

Thanks Jesper,

Stephane Wirtel <>

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