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From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>
To: Matti Linnanvuori <mattilinn@gmail.com>
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [patch v1.2.34] WAN: merge driver retina
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 05:34:08 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <48F70A90.4080007@pobox.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ca0148c30809300251y37070034m20efd3e65caa868e@mail.gmail.com>

Matti Linnanvuori wrote:
> 2008/9/14 Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>:
>> Changes look good, but do not apply to the 'retina' branch.  Also, the
>> virt_to_bus/virt_to_phys stuff should be replaced with DMA mapping API
>> usage.
> 
> Actually there is one call of virt_to_phys in the patch I sent.
> I don't know any way to replace virt_to_phys and still use remap_pfn_range.
> If all architectures support virt_to_phys, I see no reason to replace it with
> something else. The driver is legacy.

We do not merge new drivers that use deprecated APIs.

The whole point of a deprecated API is that you wish to remove it 
eventually.

	Jeff



  reply	other threads:[~2008-10-16  9:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-07-04  6:39 [patch 1.2.32] " Matti Linnanvuori
2008-08-07  6:31 ` Jeff Garzik
     [not found]   ` <ca0148c30808072334w5d2d8216s37152621b4aa8ebf@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found]     ` <ca0148c30808120246w5c2eca09u3bfa08e3ea40cfe4@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found]       ` <48CC57EB.9010500@pobox.com>
2008-09-30  9:51         ` [patch v1.2.34] " Matti Linnanvuori
2008-10-16  9:34           ` Jeff Garzik [this message]
2008-10-16  9:35             ` David Miller

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