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From: Borislav Petkov <petkovbb@googlemail.com>
To: <bzolnier@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-ide@vger.kernel.org,
	Borislav Petkov <petkovbb@gmail.com>
Subject: [PATCH 22/22] ide-tape: schedule driver for removal after 6 months in case it turns out
Date: Mon,  4 Feb 2008 14:40:40 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1202132440-26648-23-git-send-email-petkovbb@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1202132440-26648-1-git-send-email-petkovbb@gmail.com>

Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <petkovbb@gmail.com>
---
 Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt |   14 ++++++++++++--
 drivers/ide/ide-tape.c                     |    5 +++++
 2 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
index a7d9d17..147bb63 100644
--- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -264,8 +264,6 @@ Who:	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
 
 ---------------------------
 
----------------------------
-
 What:	i2c-i810, i2c-prosavage and i2c-savage4
 When:	May 2008
 Why:	These drivers are superseded by i810fb, intelfb and savagefb.
@@ -338,3 +336,15 @@ Why:	The support code for the old firmware hurts code readability/maintainabilit
 	and slightly hurts runtime performance. Bugfixes for the old firmware
 	are not provided by Broadcom anymore.
 Who:	Michael Buesch <mb@bu3sch.de>
+
+---------------------------
+
+What:	ide-tape driver
+When:	July 2008
+Files:	drivers/ide/ide-tape.c
+Why:	This driver might not have any users anymore and maintaining it for no
+	reason is an effort no one wants to make.
+Who:	Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@gmail.com>, Borislav Petkov
+	<petkovbb@googlemail.com>
+
+---------------------------
diff --git a/drivers/ide/ide-tape.c b/drivers/ide/ide-tape.c
index 2e6198f..86f206b 100644
--- a/drivers/ide/ide-tape.c
+++ b/drivers/ide/ide-tape.c
@@ -3803,6 +3803,11 @@ static int ide_tape_probe(ide_drive_t *drive)
 	g->fops = &idetape_block_ops;
 	ide_register_region(g);
 
+	printk(KERN_WARNING "It is possible that this driver does not have any"
+		" users anymore and, as a result, it will be REMOVED soon."
+		" Please notify Bart <bzolnier@gmail.com> or Boris"
+		" <petkovbb@gmail.com> in case you still need it.\n");
+
 	return 0;
 
 out_free_tape:
-- 
1.5.3.7


  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-04 13:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-04 13:40 Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 01/22] ide-tape: refactor the debug logging facility Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 02/22] ide-tape: remove struct idetape_read_position_result_t Borislav Petkov
2008-02-05  1:23   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 03/22] ide-tape: remove unreachable code chunk Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 04/22] ide-tape: simplify code branching in the interrupt handler Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 05/22] ide-tape: remove typedef idetape_chrdev_direction_t Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 06/22] ide-tape: struct idetape_tape_t: remove unused members Borislav Petkov
2008-09-22 13:25   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-09-22 13:58     ` Boris Petkov
2008-09-22 15:50       ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 07/22] ide-tape: struct idetape_tape_t: shorten member names v2 Borislav Petkov
2008-02-05  1:23   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-05  4:47     ` Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 08/22] ide-tape: remove packet command and struct request memory buffers Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 09/22] ide-tape: remove idetape_increase_max_pipeline_stages() Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 10/22] ide-tape: shorten some function names Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 11/22] ide-tape: remove atomic test/set macros Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 12/22] ide-tape: dump gcw fields on error in idetape_identify_device() Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 13/22] ide-tape: remove struct idetape_id_gcw Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 14/22] ide-tape: cleanup and fix comments Borislav Petkov
2008-02-05  1:27   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 15/22] ide-tape: remove unused "length" arg from idetape_create_read_buffer_cmd() Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 16/22] ide-tape: include proper headers Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 17/22] ide-tape: collect module-related macro calls at the end Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 18/22] ide-tape: remove leftover OnStream support warning Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 19/22] ide-tape: fix syntax error in idetape_identify_device() Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 20/22] ide-tape: cleanup the remaining codestyle issues Borislav Petkov
2008-02-05  1:27   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-04 13:40 ` [PATCH 21/22] ide-tape: bump minor driver version Borislav Petkov
2008-02-04 13:40 ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2008-02-05  1:20 ` ide-tape redux (was: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-06  5:23   ` Borislav Petkov
2008-02-06  5:27     ` Borislav Petkov
2008-02-09 16:25       ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-09 19:42         ` [PATCH 1/2] ide-tape: move all struct and other defs at the top Borislav Petkov
2008-02-11 22:12           ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-09 16:25     ` ide-tape redux (was: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-09 19:43       ` [PATCH 2/2] ide-tape: remove atomic test/set macros for packet commands Borislav Petkov
2008-02-11 22:12         ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz

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