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From: Greg Ungerer <gerg@snapgear.com>
To: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
Cc: gerg@uclinux.org, Miles Bader <miles@gnu.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: RFC: Removal of the v850 port?
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 10:15:39 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4793E42B.7080400@snapgear.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080120192356.GI8669@does.not.exist>


Adrian Bunk wrote:
> Is anyone maintaining the v850 port in the Linux kernel or will work on 
> getting it back into a usable state in the foreseeable future?

The only person I know who can maintain it is Miles.
Not sure if he is still active in this space though.

Regards
Greg



> Otherwise I'll send a patch to remove it.
> 
> That's not meant personally against anyone, and it would not prevent the 
> port from getting back into the kernel in the future if someone will 
> start getting it back into a usable state, but in it's current state 
> it is simply useless.
> 
> cu
> Adrian
> 
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org> -----
> 
> Date:  Tue, 1 Jan 2008 15:50:21 +0200
> From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
> To: Miles Bader <miles@gnu.org>
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Status of the v850 port?
> 
> Trying to compile the v850 port brings you many compile errors, one of 
> them exists since at least kernel 2.6.19.
> 
> Are there any patches in some external tree that should be merged?
> 
> Or will anyone work on getting this port back into a usable state in the 
> forseeable future?
> 
> Otherwise the only reasonable option would be to remove this port from 
> the kernel sources since it is dead code.
> 
> cu
> Adrian
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> 
> 

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  reply	other threads:[~2008-01-21  0:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-20 19:23 Adrian Bunk
2008-01-21  0:15 ` Greg Ungerer [this message]
2008-01-28 22:13   ` [2.6 patch] remove the v850 port Adrian Bunk
2008-02-01 15:14     ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-05 11:25       ` Adrian Bunk

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