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SubjectRe: [PATCH 14/14] idr: deprecate idr_remove_all()
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On Saturday 26 January 2013, Tejun Heo wrote:
>
> There was only one legitimate use of idr_remove_all() and a lot more
> of incorrect uses (or lack of it). Now that idr_destroy() implies
> idr_remove_all() and all the in-kernel users updated not to use it,
> there's no reason to keep it around. Mark it deprecated so that we
> can later unexport it.
>
> idr_remove_all() is made an inline function calling __idr_remove_all()
> to avoid triggering deprecated warning on EXPORT_SYMBOL().
>
> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>

If all in-kernel users are gone, why not just remove the function
completely?

Arnd


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