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SubjectRe: Linux/Pro [was Re: Coding style - a non-issue]
Alan Cox wrote:
> Another thing for 2.5 is going to be to weed out the unused and unmaintained
> drivers, and either someone fixes them or they go down the comsic toilet and
> we pull the flush handle before 2.6 comes out.
> Thankfully the scsi layer breakage is going to help no end in the area of
> clockwork 8 bit scsi controllers, which is major culprit number 1. number 2
> is probably the audio which is hopefully going to go away with ALSA based
> code.

Please consider the following wipe out candidates as well:

1. ftape <- it should really really go away
2. proprietary CD-ROM
3. xd.c (ridiculous isn't it?)
4. old ide driver...
5. old directory reading syscalls.
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