RE: iwlwifi-driver card doesn't work with 3.19-rc2+

From: Sujith Manoharan
Date: Wed Dec 31 2014 - 03:03:33 EST

Grumbach, Emmanuel wrote:
> I don't see this as another datapoint. All it means is that there are ancient
> drivers that won't work at all with newer tools and that are taken into
> consideration while trying to deprecate an API.

Not just drivers, tools and applications too.

I don't think we can ever lose the WEXT baggage since there will probably be
tools that will never migrate to nl80211. But, we can direct to /dev/null all
kernel bugs that are related to WEXT. :-)

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