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From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Cc: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@SteelEye.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, "Randy.Dunlap" <rddunlap@osdl.org>
Subject: Re: [patch] kill off PC9800
Date: Sun, 16 May 2004 17:28:44 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <40A7DD0C.7010007@pobox.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20040516142123.2fd8611b.akpm@osdl.org>

Andrew Morton wrote:
> Well it's a question of whether we're likely to see increasing demand for
> [pc9800] in the future.  If so then it would be prudent to put some effort into
> fixing it up rather than removing it.
> 
> Seems that's not the case.  I don't see a huge rush on this but if after
> this discussion nobody steps up to take care of the code over the next few
> weeks, it's best to remove it.


Although I like deleting things as much as the next guy :) I do have a 
question, to which I haven't come up with a good answer myself:

Should PC9800 be excised en masse, or just toss the obviously broken or 
not-in-any-makefile/Kconfig pieces?

The PC9800 net driver stuff still seems to build, and be sane.

	Jeff




  reply	other threads:[~2004-05-16 21:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2004-05-16 17:50 James Bottomley
2004-05-16 21:21 ` Andrew Morton
2004-05-16 21:28   ` Jeff Garzik [this message]
2004-05-16 21:38     ` James Bottomley
2004-05-17 17:15       ` Jeff Garzik
2004-05-18 20:14   ` Matt Mackall
2004-05-18 20:23     ` Brian Gerst
2004-05-18 20:53       ` Matt Mackall
2004-05-18 21:14         ` James Bottomley
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2004-05-16  7:35 Norman Diamond
2004-05-16 16:36 ` Adrian Bunk
2004-05-17 21:38   ` Norman Diamond
2004-05-17 21:51     ` Roland Dreier
2004-05-17 21:59       ` Norman Diamond
2004-05-17 22:33         ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2004-05-18  1:04         ` viro
2004-05-17 22:17       ` Joel Jaeggli
2004-05-16  6:21 Randy.Dunlap
2004-05-16  6:28 ` Andrew Morton
2004-05-16 16:16   ` GOTO Masanori
2004-05-16 17:25     ` Randy.Dunlap

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