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SubjectRe: patch "staging: MAINTAINERS: remove obsolete IPX staging directory" added to staging-testing
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On Tue, 2018-10-16 at 12:46 +0200, gregkh@linuxfoundation.org wrote:
> This is a note to let you know that I've just added the patch titled
>
> staging: MAINTAINERS: remove obsolete IPX staging directoryts
[]
> From dd71c89b2c1ae049d2018107e9d7a41261db3f7b Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:45:13 +0200
> Subject: staging: MAINTAINERS: remove obsolete IPX staging directory
>
> The IPX code was removed from staging back in November 2017, but the
> MAINTAINERS entry stuck around. Remove the invalid directory from the
> file as it does not actually point to anything anymore.

As the uapi ipx file still exists but the functionality
has been removed, perhaps some compiler message like

#pragma message "IPX functionality removed as of linux kernel v4.18"

should be added to the uapi file.

> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> []
> @@ -7672,7 +7672,6 @@ IPX NETWORK LAYER
> L: netdev@vger.kernel.org
> S: Obsolete
> F: include/uapi/linux/ipx.h
> -F: drivers/staging/ipx/
>
> IRQ DOMAINS (IRQ NUMBER MAPPING LIBRARY)
> M: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>

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