Re: RFC: [2.6 patch] small IPMI cleanup

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 13:35:37 EST

On Mon, 2004-11-08 at 11:46 -0600, Corey Minyard wrote:
> Adrian,
> All these things are tools used by external modules that have not yet
> made it into the mainstream kernel.

is there an ETA for those to go in ?

> Also, there are other users of
> these functions that are perhaps not in the kernel yet (and perhaps
> never make it into the mainstream kernel).

well... is it really worth it to bloat all the kernels out there for
some obscure thing that apparently isn't useful enough to be in the main
kernel or even to be submitted for it...
Sounds rather like it's better to remove those from the kernel, or at least #if 0 them if you really really insist.

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