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    SubjectRe: feature-removal-schedule obsoletes
    Arnd Bergmann wrote:
    > On Monday 16 October 2006 15:33, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    >> On Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 04:31:29PM +0159, Jiri Slaby wrote:
    >>> What: remove EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_thread)
    >>> When: August 2006
    >>> Who: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
    >> There are a lot of modular users left. It'll go away as soon as these
    >> users have disappeared.
    >
    > It seems that most of the users that are left are for pretty obscure
    > functionality, so I wouldn't expect that to happen so soon. Maybe we
    > should mark it as __deprecated in the declaration?
    >

    What should be used to replace it? The MMC block driver uses it to
    manage the block device queue. I am not that intimate with the block
    layer so I do not know the proper fix.

    Rgds
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