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SubjectRe: Is platform_device_register_simple() deprecated?
On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 07:50:37PM +0200, Rene Herman wrote:
> Hi Greg, Russel, Dmitry.
>
> ALSA is using platform_device_register_simple(). Jean Delvare pointed:
>
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=113398060508534&w=2
>
> out, where _simple looks to be slated for removal. Is this indeed the
> case? ALSA isn't using the resources -- doing a manual alloc/add would
> not be a problem...

It would be good to remove the old (restricted) API - I'm of the opinion
that having too many interfaces just adds extra maintainence burden, so
we should strive to ensure that old APIs are deprecated and removed in
a timely fashion.

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Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
maintainer of: 2.6 Serial core
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