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SubjectRe: Linux-2.6.13 : __check_region is deprecated
On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 01:55 +0200, Diego Calleja wrote:
> El Tue, 30 Aug 2005 01:34:25 +0200,
> Jesper Juhl <> escribió:
> > I don't see why we should break a bunch of drivers by doing that.
> > Much better, in my oppinion, to fix the few remaining drivers still
> > using check_region and *then* kill it. Even unmaintained drivers may
> I'd usually agree with you, but check_region has been deprecated for so many
> time; I was just wondering myself if people will bother to fix the remaining
> drivers without some "incentive"

Shouldn't it be (or have been) added to the
Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt then so it could be
deprecated and removed through the proper mechanisms.

David Hollis <>
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