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SubjectRe: pcmcia ioctl removal
On Wed, 9 May 2007, Pavel Machek wrote:

> Hi!
>
> > > pcmcia-delete-obsolete-pcmcia_ioctl-feature.patch
> >
> > ...
> >
> > > Dominik is busy. Will probably re-review and send these direct to Linus.
> >
> > The patch above is the removal of cardmgr support. While I'd love
> > to see this cruft gone it definitively needs maintainer judgement
> > on whether they time has come that no one relies on cardmgr
> > anymore.
>
> I remember needing cardmgr few months ago on sa-1100 arm system. I'm
> not sure this is obsolete-enough to kill.

in that case, someone really should update
feature-removal-schedule.txt, which currently reads:

What: PCMCIA control ioctl (needed for pcmcia-cs [cardmgr, cardctl])
When: November 2005
...

rday
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