Re: [PATCH] media: zoran: move to dma-mapping interface

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Wed Apr 25 2018 - 11:26:44 EST

On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 01:15:18PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> That thought had occurred to me as well. I removed the oldest ISDN
> drivers already some years ago, and the OSS sound drivers
> got removed as well, and comedi got converted to the dma-mapping
> interfaces, so there isn't much left at all now. This is what we
> have as of v4.17-rc1:

Yes, I've been looking at various grotty old bits to purge. Usually
I've been looking for some non-tree wide patches and CCed the last
active people to see if they care. In a few cases people do, but
most often no one does.

> My feeling is that we want to keep most of the arch specific
> ones, in particular removing the m68k drivers would break
> a whole class of machines.

For the arch specific ones it would good to just ping the relevant
maintainers. Especially m68k and parisc folks seems to be very