On Mon, 30 Apr 2007, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Now that we have the much better esp_scsi driver and low level drivers
> are easy to port over deprecate the old NCR53C9x driver.
> I've Cc'ed the m68k and mips lists because all but one bus glues are
> for these platforms. Chances stand bad for the remaining driver,
> mca_53c9x which hasn't gotten any non-trivial update since it was
> merge in late 2.1.x and whos maintainers mail address bounces.
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <email@example.com>
> Index: linux-2.6/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
> --- linux-2.6.orig/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt 2007-04-29
> 23:44:46.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux-2.6/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt 2007-04-29
> 23:45:55.000000000 +0200
> @@ -6,6 +6,13 @@ be removed from this file.
> +What: old NCR53C9x driver
> +When: October 2007
> +Why: Replaced by the much better esp_scsi driver. Actual low-level
> + driver can ported over almost trivially.
> +Who: David Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> + Christoph Hellwig <email@example.com>
> What: V4L2 VIDIOC_G_MPEGCOMP and VIDIOC_S_MPEGCOMP
> When: October 2007
> Why: Broken attempt to set MPEG compression parameters. These ioctls are
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