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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.20-pre1
On Wed, 2002-08-07 at 11:01, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Can you explain this further. How else do you propose to get rid of
> unmaintained-and-absolutely-hopeless-on-64bit drivers in the configuration?
> I definitely do not want to get bug reports about these not working on x86-64.

I don't want a tree where every driver has seventeen lines of if IBM and
not 64bit || parisc || x86 || !x86_64 || ia64) && (!wednesdayafternoon)

Its *unmaintainable*.

The sparc64 people don't do it, the mips people don't do it, the ia64
people don't do it, wtf should you get to fill with crap

The _ISA stuff makes sense, thats sensible, but the rest - when people
moan we tell em to fix the drivers.

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