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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] schedule SHAPER for removal
On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 04:57:22PM -0500, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 03:11:50AM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > +What: Traffic Shaper (CONFIG_SHAPER)
> > +When: July 2006
> > +Why: obsoleted by the code in net/sched/
> > +Who: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de
>
> This length of obsolete cycles is way too short -- it's not even enough
> time for a single release of a distro to ship with the feature marked as
> obsolete.

Do we really have to wait the three years between stable Debian releases
for removing an obsolete driver that has always been marked as
EXPERIMENTAL?

Please be serious.

> -ben

cu
Adrian

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