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SubjectRe: [PATCH] pktcdvd: remove driver.
On Sat, Dec 24, 2022 at 05:36:02PM +0100, Pali Rohár wrote:
> On Saturday 24 December 2022 17:18:51 Borislav Petkov wrote:
> >
> > So you don't have to get all worked up about it - if it is really used,
> > I'm sure the maintainers involved will do the right decision. The point
> > is, finding out whether something still has users and with the latest
> > kernel is not always trivial.
> I agree that finding out such information is hard. But do not take me
> wrong, but if people are lazy and do not look into in-tree kernel
> documentation and check it, then I'm loosing motivation to keep in-tree
> kernel documentation up-to-date...

As a matter of procedure, could patches deprecating modules perhaps add
a loud kernel warning message somewhere in the module's execution path
as a means to mitigate any surprises for people using it?

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