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SubjectRe: [RESEND PATCH] blackfin: defconfig: Cleanup from old Kconfig options
On Wed, Dec 27, 2017 at 12:29:33PM +0100, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 26, 2017 at 2:30 PM, Krzysztof Kozlowski <> wrote:
> > Remove old, dead Kconfig options (in order appearing in this commit):
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <>
> Acked-by: Linus Walleij <>
> This architecture is becoming a burden :/
> Last blackfin pull request was in June 2014 by Steven Miao.

April 2015, actually. Doesn't change the conclusion, though.

> Steven, what's up with this? I don't mind the arch/blackfin as much
> as the plethora of boardfiles that need to be maintained as soon as
> we change some platform data or so, and it's just a mystery whether
> things really get tested and any of the changes made here since 2014
> are screwing up the blackfin. No ACKs or Tested-by's ever appear.
> Is there active testing of mainline with blackfin?

After multiple pings, I just (two days ago) sent the following:

So even if there's no actual testing, at the very least it'd be good to mark
the architecture as orphaned, so people don't wait for ACKs that never come.

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