pcmcia ioctl removal

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at linux01.gwdg.de
Tue May 1 06:12:36 EDT 2007

On May 1 2007 05:16, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>on the other hand, the features removal file contains the following:
>What:   PCMCIA control ioctl (needed for pcmcia-cs [cardmgr, cardctl])
>When:   November 2005
>in other words, the PCMCIA ioctl feature *has* been listed as obsolete
>for quite some time, and is already a *year and a half* overdue for
>in short, it's annoying to take the position that stuff can't be
>deleted without warning, then turn around and be reluctant to remove
>stuff for which *more than ample warning* has already been given.
>doing that just makes a joke of the features removal file, and makes
>you wonder what its purpose is in the first place.
>a little consistency would be nice here, don't you think?

I think this could raise their attention...

obj-y += obsolete.o

static __init int obsolete_init(void)

The following stuff is gonna get removed \e[5;37m SOON: \e[0m
	- cardmgr
	- foobar
	- bweebol

	schedule_timeout(3 * HZ);

static __exit void obsolete_exit(void) {}


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