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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] mark virt_to_bus/bus_to_virt as __deprecated on i386
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On Mon, 2006-10-02 at 21:44 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Oct 2006 14:37:25 +1000
> Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
>
> > > > You might want to convince Andrew accepting my patch to make
> > > > virt_to_bus/bus_to_virt give compile warnings on i386 for making
> > > > people more aware of this problem...
> > > >...
> >
> > Andrew, is there any reason not to take that patch ?
>
> It generates lots of warnings from drivers which nobody does any work on.
>
> Net result: lots of new warnings, no fixed bugs.

Are you sure the warnings won't cause somebody like Al to go through
them all and fix them ?

At least they should be marked either CONFIG_BROKEN or X86 only (or
whatever arch they are supposed to be used on).

Ben.


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