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Re: [PATCH 2/4] i2c/chips: Remove deprecated pcf8575-driver

To: Wolfram Sang <w.sang@pengutronix.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] i2c/chips: Remove deprecated pcf8575-driver
From: Bart Van Assche <bart.vanassche@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 12:52:17 +0200
Cc: linux-i2c@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org, linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, uclinux-dist-devel@blackfin.uclinux.org, Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>
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On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 11:22 PM, Wolfram Sang <w.sang@pengutronix.de> wrote:
>
> The pcf8575-driver in drivers/i2c/chips which just exports its register to
> sysfs is superseeded by drivers/gpio/pcf857x.c which properly uses the 
> gpiolib.
> As this driver has been deprecated for more than a year, finally remove it.
>
> Signed-off-by: Wolfram Sang <w.sang@pengutronix.de>
> Cc: Bart Van Assche <bart.vanassche@gmail.com>
> Cc: Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>
> ---
>  Documentation/i2c/chips/pcf8575 |   69 --------------
>  drivers/i2c/chips/Kconfig       |   18 ----
>  drivers/i2c/chips/Makefile      |    1 -
>  drivers/i2c/chips/pcf8575.c     |  198 
> ---------------------------------------
>  4 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 286 deletions(-)
>  delete mode 100644 Documentation/i2c/chips/pcf8575
>  delete mode 100644 drivers/i2c/chips/pcf8575.c

This patch removes the documentation file
Documentation/i2c/chips/pcf8575 while there is no documentation under
Documentation/ for the drivers/gpio/pcf857x.c driver. Shouldn't proper
documentation for the pcf857x driver be added to the kernel tree
before the pcf8575 driver is removed ?

Bart.

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