[2.6 patch] no longer mark MTD_OBSOLETE_CHIPS as BROKEN and remove broken MTD_OBSOLETE_CHIPS drivers
akpm at osdl.org
Sat Jan 7 20:45:23 EST 2006
David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org> wrote:
> > > 2. What was the reason for marking them obsolete?
> > The changelog says:
> > - David Woodhouse: large MTD and JFFS update
> I didn't ask who; I knew that. I asked you _why_. Admittedly, I happen
> to know that too - but I want to know if _you_ know it.
> Since you've taken it upon yourself to decide the timescale of the
> removal, surely it's reasonable to expect that you do actually know what
> you're removing and why it's obsolescent?
Hey, Adrian isn't an MTD developer - give him a break.
What he's doing here is to poke other maintainers into getting the tree
cleaned up. It's a useful thing to do.
If you, an MTD maintainer, can tell him what we _should_ be doing, I'm sure
Adrian would help.
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