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Re: [PATCH 2/3] Remove MIPS SEAD support

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] Remove MIPS SEAD support
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 14:35:20 +0100
Cc: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>, Franck Bui-Huu <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, Jun 11, 2007 at 03:31:16PM +0200, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:

> > > Mips Sead support is deprecated and scheduled for removal
> > > since September 2006.
> > 
> >  Oh, is it?  The last time I tried it worked.  Have you tried it and 
> > failed to build?  That should be easy to fix.
> 
> There aren't that many SEAD users out there, but then again, no
> replacement platform for SEAD has been announced, so I'm not 
> wildly enthusiastic about deleting support for it, if it still works.

It's relativly trivial to keep alive - like all the others in this
series.  Actuall the Atlas is probably the most problematic due to its
heart, the amazingly broken SAA9730 which I think I've also never seen
docs beyond a useless leaflet for.

  Ralf

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