[PATCH 0/9] Removing dead code

Greg Ungerer gerg at snapgear.com
Fri Aug 27 02:14:09 EDT 2010

Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 12:07, Christian Dietrich
> <qy03fugy at stud.informatik.uni-erlangen.de> wrote:
>> Christian Dietrich <qy03fugy at stud.informatik.uni-erlangen.de> writes:
>>>> I don't have any problems with any of these from a
>>>> m68knommu point of view. I can merge them via the
>>>> m68knommu git tree if you want?
>>> If there aren't any complaints from the m68k people i'm fine with
>>> that.
>> Hm, last message was two weeks ago, so perhaps the m68k people (with
>> mmu) have no complaints with these patches and they can be included in
>> the m68knommu tree?
> Sorry, I've been a bit too busy with other things...
>   - arch/m68k: Removing dead GG2 config option
>     Fine for me
>   - arch/m68k{,nommu}: Removing dead SMP config option
>     Are there any SMP m68k systems coming?
>     If yes, we may want to keep it. From the other hand, probably many
> other places
>     need adjustment for SMP too, so the few checks for CONFIG_SMP may give a
>     false feeling of readiness for SMP.
>   - arch/m68knommu: Removing dead M68KFPU_EMU config option
>     With the imminent(?) merge of mmu and nommu, perhaps we want to keep it?

I think what is in there is so old and decrepit that it is more
of a hindrance than a help :-)  When we merge we should just be
using what is currently in the m68k part of the source. So I am
happy to remove the m68knommu FPU code right now.


> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
>                         Geert
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