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SubjectRe: [PATCH 47/47] staging: iio: remove iio-trig-bfin-timer driver
On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 6:06 PM, Jonathan Cameron
<Jonathan.Cameron@huawei.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:32:07 +0100
> Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 04:36:00PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> > I'm not sure about the other staging iio drivers though: almost
>> > all of them are for Analog Devices devices like this one. They
>> > are likely used along with blackfin SoCs, but could easily be
>> > used on any others as well.
>> >
>> > It might be time to consider whether they should be removed, but
>> > it doesn't feel like a decision that I should be making.
>>
>> The IIO driver maintainer/developers are talking about that currently, I
>> think they have a plan for those other drivers.
>
> Some of the drivers are under consideration for removal (particularly most
> of the meter drivers) but it is unconnected to the blackfin removal.
> They are simply other obsolete parts that we don't have test hardware
> for and need sufficient 'surgery' that we wouldn't feel comfortable
> cleaning them up without. One has been reprieved as a user, who was
> happy to test, came forward when I announced the intent to remove them.

Ok, thanks for the clarification. I'll just drop my comment then, as you
clearly have this under control

>> > Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
>>
>> Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> Acked-by: Jonathan Cameron <jonathan.cameron@huawei.com>

Thanks,

Arnd

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