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From: Christoph Hellwig <>
To: Arnd Bergmann <>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <>,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>,
	Hans Verkuil <>,
	Arvind Yadav <>,,
	Linux Media Mailing List <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] media: zoran: move to dma-mapping interface
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:26:36 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 01:15:18PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> That thought had occurred to me as well. I removed the oldest ISDN
> drivers already some years ago, and the OSS sound drivers
> got removed as well, and comedi got converted to the dma-mapping
> interfaces, so there isn't much left at all now. This is what we
> have as of v4.17-rc1:

Yes, I've been looking at various grotty old bits to purge.  Usually
I've been looking for some non-tree wide patches and CCed the last
active people to see if they care.  In a few cases people do, but
most often no one does.

> My feeling is that we want to keep most of the arch specific
> ones, in particular removing the m68k drivers would break
> a whole class of machines.

For the arch specific ones it would good to just ping the relevant
maintainers.  Especially m68k and parisc folks seems to be very

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-25 15:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-24 20:40 Arnd Bergmann
2018-04-25  6:15 ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-04-25  7:08   ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-04-25  7:21     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-04-25 11:15       ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-04-25 15:26         ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2018-04-25 15:58           ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-04-25 17:22             ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2018-04-25 17:43               ` Trent Piepho
2018-05-07  9:05               ` Hans Verkuil
2018-05-07 21:17                 ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-04-25 17:27       ` [Mjpeg-users] " Bernhard Praschinger
2018-04-26 17:49 ` kbuild test robot

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