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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@kernel.org>,
	Hans Verkuil <hans.verkuil@cisco.com>,
	Arvind Yadav <arvind.yadav.cs@gmail.com>,
	mjpeg-users@lists.sourceforge.net,
	Linux Media Mailing List <linux-media@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] media: zoran: move to dma-mapping interface
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:26:36 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180425152636.GC27076@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAK8P3a1cs_SPesadAQhV3QU97WjNE8bLPSQCfaMQRU7zr_oh3w@mail.gmail.com>

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
responsive.

  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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