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SubjectRe: time for some drivers to be removed?


Mikael Pettersson schrieb:
> Adrian Bunk writes:
> > On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 03:35:10PM +0200, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> > >
> > > ftape-4.04? That's been a non-integrated external package for ages and ages.
> > > I doubt there's been any updates in it for 2.5/2.6 kernels.
> > >...
> >
> > Is there a good reason why it wasn't / isn't integrated?
>
> Claus-Justus (the official maintainer) never bothered doing it.

I gave up trying to update the in-kernel ftape version because I my updates
didn't come through (that was before the 2.2 and again before the 2.4 kernels
were released). There are more pleasant wastes of time than to try to go
through a one-man super-maintainer's eye of a needle.

Actually, the in-kernel version of ftape should be replaced or deleted, it is
damn outdated anyway and buggy.

In principle, there were some attempts to elect a new ftape-maintainer some
time ago (Roby Basak, if I remember right).

I could provide a kernel patch for 2.4 and 2.6 to update the in-kernel version
of ftape if that is wanted.

Otherwise I'd suggest to remove me from the maintainer's list and/or delete
ftape from the kernel source tree.

Greetings

Claus

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Dipl.-Math. Claus-Justus Heine
Institute for Applied Mathematics Phone: +49-761-203-5647
Hermann-Herder-Str. 10 Fax: +49-761-203-5632
Freiburg University
79104 Freiburg / Brsg., Germany

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