[2.6 patch] drivers/mtd/devices/: remove dead _ecc code

Adrian Bunk bunk at stusta.de
Tue Jun 27 09:11:16 EDT 2006

On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 12:24:24AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 23:58 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > This patch removes some code that is dead code after the
> > "Remove read/write _ecc variants" patch that went into Linus' tree.
> Holy cow, are you even remotly knowing what you are doing ? 
> Removing the xxx_ecc function pointers from the mtd structs does not
> remove the fundamental requirement of ECC for NAND FLASH.
> I'm just waiting for the follow up patches which remove nand_ecc and the
> reed solomon library.

nand_ecc isn't dead code.

But if I do understand correctly, you have pending patches to let the 
code your patch made dead code and my patch would have removed be used 



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