Re: Kill I4L? (was: [PATCH 2/6] drivers: isdn: act2000: capi.c: fix checkpatch errors)
From: Joe Perches
Date: Sun Feb 08 2015 - 15:04:17 EST
On Sun, 2015-02-08 at 20:47 +0100, Tilman Schmidt wrote:
> Am 07.02.2015 um 21:43 schrieb Paul Bolle:
> > On Sat, 2015-02-07 at 11:19 -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> >> Does anyone still use these cards?
> > 0) Good question.
> I very much doubt it. It was an ISA card, not even PnP. I'd imagine
> any systems of that kind would be retired by now.
> I guess
> somebody could just submit a patch series starting with:
> +++ b/drivers/isdn/Kconfig
> @@ -20,25 +20,6 @@ menuconfig ISDN
> if ISDN
> -menuconfig ISDN_I4L
> - tristate "Old ISDN4Linux (deprecated)"
> - depends on TTY
> Shall I?
I think removing code for completely unused,
no longer sold or supported devices could be
a good thing.
If someone pipes up saying "I use that" within
some shortish time-frame, it's easy to undo.
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