Re: [2.6 patch] mark virt_to_bus/bus_to_virt as __deprecated on i386

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Thu Nov 17 2005 - 21:09:27 EST

On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 05:50:15PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > virt_to_bus/bus_to_virt are long deprecated, mark them as __deprecated
> > on i386.
> >
> Problem is, nobody's fixing these things. There's no point in adding spam
> to the kernel build unless it actually gets us some action, and I haven't
> seen any evidence that it does.

I'm used to the fact that every single BROKEN_ON_SMP driver generates
tons of such warnings that I don't see why these warnings should be any

If you dislike the warnings, you could move the whole __deprecated und a
config option.

In the case of virt_to_bus/bus_to_virt I had the hope that e.g. the ATM
drivers that seem to have an active maintainer might get fixed.

But I'm not religious regarding this issue as long as you accept my
-Werror-implicit-function-declaration patch...



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"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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