[PATCH 0/9] Removing dead code

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Fri Aug 27 03:14:32 EDT 2010

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 08:14, Greg Ungerer <gerg at snapgear.com> wrote:
> 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.

OK, fine for me!



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