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From: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
To: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Cc: tilman@imap.cc, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kkeil@suse.de,
	i4ldeveloper@listserv.isdn4linux.de, akpm@linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Remove "obsolete" label from ISDN4Linux (v3)
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007 15:10:52 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070421.151052.78709111.davem@davemloft.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070421215844.542d3aab@the-village.bc.nu>

From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007 21:58:44 +0100

> On Sat, 21 Apr 2007 15:07:51 +0200
> Tilman Schmidt <tilman@imap.cc> wrote:
> 
> > From: Tilman Schmidt <tilman@imap.cc>
> > 
> > The "obsolete" label on the ISDN_I4L Kconfig option is not, and
> > has never been, accurate. It has already prompted repeated attempts
> > to remove actively used functionality from the kernel without a
> > working replacement. This patch removes the incorrect label and
> > corrects the accompanying help text.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Tilman Schmidt <tilman@imap.cc>
> 
> Nak-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com>
> 
> If it isn't obsolete then fix the code to use the newer APIs as its about
> to end up && BROKEN let alone Obsolete. Make yourself maintainer and go
> for it.

This is my opinion too.

There is zero work being done on that subsystem to freshen it up
and make it current in any way.

Lack of a working replacement is not an argument for anything.

  reply	other threads:[~2007-04-21 22:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-15 11:43 any value to fixing apparent bugs in old ISDN4Linux? Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-15 13:57 ` Karsten Keil
2007-01-15 17:09 ` Tilman Schmidt
2007-01-15 17:17   ` Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-15 17:29     ` Karsten Keil
2007-02-21  0:29       ` [PATCH] Remove "obsolete" label from ISDN4Linux (was: any value to fixing apparent bugs in old ISDN4Linux?) Tilman Schmidt
2007-03-28 22:18       ` [Repost][PATCH] Remove "obsolete" label from ISDN4Linux Tilman Schmidt
2007-04-21 13:07       ` [PATCH] Remove "obsolete" label from ISDN4Linux (v3) Tilman Schmidt
2007-04-21 20:58         ` Alan Cox
2007-04-21 22:10           ` David Miller [this message]
2007-04-22 12:27             ` Tilman Schmidt
2007-04-22 12:58               ` Alan Cox
2007-04-22 14:29                 ` Tilman Schmidt
2007-04-22 15:17                   ` Alan Cox
2007-04-22 15:48                     ` Satyam Sharma
2007-04-22 16:20                       ` Alan Cox
2007-04-23 23:58                         ` Tilman Schmidt
2007-05-28 16:32       ` [PATCH] ISDN4Linux: fix maturity label (v4) Tilman Schmidt

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