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Subject[PATCH v2 40/41] CAPI: Schedule capifs for removal
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With dynamic TTY nodes and the help of udev, we no longer need this
special filesystem. Schedule it for removal in one year from now.

As a last duty to this feature, move its help to right option so that
users can read the rationale.

Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@web.de>
---
Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt | 10 ++++++++++
drivers/isdn/capi/Kconfig | 13 +++++++------
2 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
index 2f93ac0..721a2aa 100644
--- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -521,3 +521,13 @@ Why: Duplicate functionality with the gspca_zc3xx driver, zc0301 only
sensors) wich are also supported by the gspca_zc3xx driver
(which supports 53 USB-ID's in total)
Who: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
+
+----------------------------
+
+What: capifs
+When: February 2011
+Files: drivers/isdn/capi/capifs.*
+Why: udev fully replaces this special file system that only contains CAPI
+ NCCI TTY device nodes. User space (pppdcapiplugin) works without
+ noticing the difference.
+Who: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@web.de>
diff --git a/drivers/isdn/capi/Kconfig b/drivers/isdn/capi/Kconfig
index b2a0475..d607d46 100644
--- a/drivers/isdn/capi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/isdn/capi/Kconfig
@@ -35,18 +35,19 @@ config ISDN_CAPI_CAPI20
Y/M here.

config ISDN_CAPI_CAPIFS_BOOL
- bool "CAPI2.0 filesystem support"
+ bool "CAPI2.0 filesystem support (DEPRECATED)"
depends on ISDN_CAPI_MIDDLEWARE && ISDN_CAPI_CAPI20
+ help
+ This option provides a special file system, similar to /dev/pts with
+ device nodes for the special ttys established by using the
+ middleware extension above.
+ You no longer need this, udev fully replaces it. This feature is
+ scheduled for removal.

config ISDN_CAPI_CAPIFS
tristate
depends on ISDN_CAPI_CAPIFS_BOOL
default ISDN_CAPI_CAPI20
- help
- This option provides a special file system, similar to /dev/pts with
- device nodes for the special ttys established by using the
- middleware extension above. If you want to use pppd with
- pppdcapiplugin to dial up to your ISP, say Y here.

config ISDN_CAPI_CAPIDRV
tristate "CAPI2.0 capidrv interface support"
--
1.6.0.2


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