[git pull] more PCMCIA updates for 2.6.34 (including ioctl deprecation)

Russell King rmk+lkml at arm.linux.org.uk
Wed Mar 3 03:30:11 EST 2010

On Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 08:59:44AM +0100, Dominik Brodowski wrote:
> Please pull from that location insofar as you agree to continue with the
> deprecation of the PCMCIA ioctl. Otherwise, I can prepare a branch
> _without_ this controversial patch to pull from.

So you believe that disabling the button in the graphical environment
to allow PCMCIA cards to be removed (such as CF cards) - leaving the
user to merely pull out the CF card, while the FS is mounted, is a
good idea?

Sounds to me like a data loss scenario.

User APIs changing always breaks stuff.

Russell King
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