Re: [Patch 0/6] Remove Deprecated PM Interface from Obsolete Sound Drivers

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 15:56:48 EST

On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 12:23:25PM -0800, Patrick Mochel wrote:
> Hi there.

Hi Patrick,

> This is a series of 6 patches that remove the old, deprecated power
> management interface from a variety of old OSS drivers, most of them
> marked OBSOLETE and scheduled for removal in January 2006.
> These patches facilitate the removal of the ancient PM interface by
> reducing the number of in-kernel users to 3:
> drivers/net/3c509.c
> drivers/net/irda/ali-ircc.c
> drivers/serial/68328serial.c
> Does any one have any objections to these patches?

I'd say the obsolete OSS drivers are the least problem, it would be more
interesting to get the code fixed that will still be present two months
from now.

Looking at the current state of 2.6.15, I doubt your patches would make
it into Linus' tree earlier than the complete removal of the drivers.

> Thanks,
> Pat



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