Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: mark isapnp as obsolete
From: Leon Romanovsky
Date: Wed Apr 28 2021 - 07:48:44 EST
On Wed, Apr 28, 2021 at 05:10:57PM +0530, Anupama K Patil wrote:
> On 21/04/28 01:11PM, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 28, 2021 at 04:35:36PM +0530, Anupama K Patil wrote:
> > > isapnp code is very old and according to this link
> > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legacy_Plug_and_Play#Specifications
> > > from Wikipedia, even Windows Vista disabled ISA PnP by default.
> > >
> > > This change is in follow up to
> > > https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20210422180322.7wlyg63kv3n2k6id@ubuntu/T/#u
> > > and https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20210424194301.jmsqpycvsm7izbk3@ubuntu/T/#u
> > >
> > > Suggested-by: B K Karthik <bkkarthik@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Signed-off-by: Anupama K Patil <anupamakpatil123@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Has the maintainer said this is unsupported?
> > That's who you should take suggestions from :)
> > thanks,
> > greg k-h
> Leon said he thinks it is unsupported (I've also cc'd him). So, I've sent this patch
> to get the feedback from the maintainer.
Leon said something different.
> If changes to ISA code aren't welcomed, should these be marked obsolete in the MAINTIANERS file?
I think so, but think that "Odd Fixes" better describes that Rafael wrote.