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SubjectRe: 2.6.16-rc1-mm4
On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 04:51:23PM -0800, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Jan 2006 00:58:53 +0100 Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > If we want to get rid of a long deprecated API (as in the
> > virt_to_bus/bus_to_virt case), adding warnings could help making
> > maintainers aware of the fact that the API is deprecated.
> I seriously expect that the maintainers are already aware
> of that. It's not new(s).

Looking at which drivers still use this API, I'm seeing some drivers
with active maintainers still using this API.

And for others, warnings might increase the probability of someone
fixing them for getting rid of the warnings...

> ~Randy



"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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