Re: [RFC PATCH 0/3] staging: remove fbdev drivers

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Wed Nov 23 2016 - 03:54:02 EST

On Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 10:03:10AM +0200, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
> Hi,
> Since the fbdev framework is in maintenance mode and all new display drivers
> should be made with the DRM framework, remove the fbdev drivers from staging.
> Note: the patches are created with git format-patch -D, so they can't be
> applied. Only for review.

I only want to remove these drivers if we have the same functionality in
mainline for their hardware. If not, that's a bit rude to those who
actually use them today, don't you think?


greg k-h