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SubjectRe: [PATCH] acpi: Remove Kconfig symbol ACPI_PROCFS
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On Sunday, February 16, 2014 06:08:05 PM Paul Bolle wrote:
> Nothing cares about ACPI_PROCFS.

Some defconfigs set it. Care to remove it from them too?

> This has been the case since v2.6.38.
> This Kconfig symbol serves no purpose and its help text is now
> misleading. It can safely be removed. If this symbol would be needed
> again in the future it can be readded in a commit that adds code that
> actually uses it.
>
> Signed-off-by: Paul Bolle <pebolle@tiscali.nl>
> ---
> Tested with "git grep" only.
>
> Michael Opdenacker did a previous attempt in
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/10/27/15 . That patch that needed some
> context changes, so I redid it. I also wrote a new commit explanation.
> It also addresses the reasons not to accept Michael's patch.
>
> drivers/acpi/Kconfig | 13 -------------
> 1 file changed, 13 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/Kconfig b/drivers/acpi/Kconfig
> index 4770de5..436111b 100644
> --- a/drivers/acpi/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/acpi/Kconfig
> @@ -43,19 +43,6 @@ config ACPI_SLEEP
> depends on SUSPEND || HIBERNATION
> default y
>
> -config ACPI_PROCFS
> - bool "Deprecated /proc/acpi files"
> - depends on PROC_FS
> - help
> - For backwards compatibility, this option allows
> - deprecated /proc/acpi/ files to exist, even when
> - they have been replaced by functions in /sys.
> -
> - This option has no effect on /proc/acpi/ files
> - and functions which do not yet exist in /sys.
> -
> - Say N to delete /proc/acpi/ files that have moved to /sys/
> -
> config ACPI_EC_DEBUGFS
> tristate "EC read/write access through /sys/kernel/debug/ec"
> default n
>

--
I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.


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