Re: [PATCH v2 6/6] MIPS: Deprecate VPE Loader

From: Ralf Baechle
Date: Tue Sep 20 2016 - 09:19:49 EST

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 09:47:29AM +0100, Matt Redfearn wrote:

> The MIPS remote processor driver (CONFIG_MIPS_RPROC) provides a more
> standard mechanism for using one or more VPs as coprocessors running
> separate firmware.
> Here we deprecate this mechanism before it is removed.

The world will be a better place once this is removed.

I receive the occasional minor cleanup or robopatch (coccinelle or similar)
for the VPE loader but I have no indication this is actually being used
by anybody, so is thee any reason why not to delete it right away?