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Re: [Uclinux-dist-devel] Removing deprecated drivers from drivers/i2c/c

To: Wolfram Sang <>
Subject: Re: [Uclinux-dist-devel] Removing deprecated drivers from drivers/i2c/chips
From: Mike Frysinger <>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 19:54:34 -0400
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On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 17:22, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> continuing the quest to clean up and ultimately remove the drivers/i2c/chips
> directory, this patch series removes three drivers for GPIO-expanders which 
> are
> obsoleted and marked as deprecated for more than a year. The newer (and 
> better)
> drivers can be found in drivers/gpio.
> As it is ensured that the newer drivers cover the same i2c_device_ids, all
> platform_devices will still match. Some defconfig updates may be necessary
> though, but according to [1] this is left to the arch|platform-maintainers
> (also as most defconfigs are quite outdated). For that reason, I put the
> relevant arch-mailing-lists to Cc. Comments are welcome.

the Blackfin defconfigs refer to an input driver for the PCF8574, not
the I2C client driver

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