[RFC: 2.6 patch] the overdue removal of drivers/pcmcia/pcmcia_ioctl.c
rmk+lkml at arm.linux.org.uk
Tue Nov 21 16:46:17 EST 2006
On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 10:34:19PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> This patch contains the overdue removal of drivers/pcmcia/pcmcia_ioctl.c
> plus additional cleanups possible after this removal.
There are still systems around which (a) use cardmgr rather than the new
pcmcia utils, and (b) applications make direct ioctl calls to the kernel
PCMCIA layer external to the pcmcia-cs packages.
Like it or not, the PCMCIA ioctls are a well-established API.
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
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