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SubjectRe: Old platforms: bring out your dead
On Mon, Jan 11, 2021 at 3:22 PM Mark Salter <msalter@redhat.com> wrote:
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> On Fri, 2021-01-08 at 23:55 +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > * c6x: Added in 2011, this has seen very few updates since, but
> > Mark still Acks patches when they come. Like most other DSP platforms,
> > the model of running Linux on a DSP appears to have been obsoleted
> > by using Linux on ARM with on-chip DSP cores running bare-metal code.
>
> Hi Arnd,
>
> So this has been on my mind for a while now. I no longer have working hw
> for c6x and TI hasn't been forthcoming with replacements. I'm totally fine
> with removing it from mainline. In any case, I'm not really in a position
> to go forward as maintainer.

Ok, let's remove it then. I'm happy to take patches through my
asm-generic tree. If someone shows up later that does have an
interest in the platform for future kernels, I'll drop the branch or
revert it after it gets merged.

Arnd

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