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SubjectRe: [i2c] [2.6 patch] some overdue I2C driver removal
On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 12:43:00PM -0500, Jon Smirl wrote:
> Hasn't their been a one year notice that these drivers were going to
> be removed? How about removing them and putting them into a tarball on
> the i2c web site with a note explaining about how they need to be
> updated to use the gpio driver? Then if someone really wants to use
> the old drivers they can use them out of tree.

It hasn't been a year - they were added to feature-removal on May 1st.

However, not all the relevant people were made aware of that fact.
Yes, Deepak was copied on that message, but I think he's moved on to
other things. On the other hand, Lennert (who is listed as IXP2000
maintainer) is completely unaware of these drivers being marked
obsolete.

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