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From: Olof Johansson <olof@lixom.net>
To: Pavel Machek <pavel@denx.de>
Cc: linux-arch <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	ksummit <ksummit-discuss@lists.linuxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: [Ksummit-discuss] [TECH TOPIC] Planning code obsolescence
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 12:39:12 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAOesGMjaJ=jcdBp7b-DfetUKKF+cC6NcJdHavBXyP49b9Bztwg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200805193001.nebwdutcek53pnit@duo.ucw.cz>

On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 12:30 PM Pavel Machek <pavel@denx.de> wrote:
>
> On Wed 2020-08-05 20:50:43, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > Hi Pavel,
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 7:26 PM Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
> > > > I have submitted the below as a topic for the linux/arch/* MC that Mike
> > > > and I run, but I suppose it also makes sense to discuss it on the
> > > > ksummit-discuss mailing list (cross-posted to linux-arch and lkml) as well
> > > > even if we don't discuss it at the main ksummit track.
> > >
> > > > * Latest kernel in which it was known to have worked
> > >
> > > For some old hardware, I started collecting kernel version, .config and dmesg from
> > > successful boots. github.com/pavelmachek, click on "missy".
> >
> > You mean your complete hardware collection doesn't boot v5.8? ;-)
>
> I need to do some pushing, and yes, maybe some more testing.
>
> But I was wondering if someone sees this as useful and wants to
> contribute more devices? :-).

There's in my opinion a big difference between "the last user of this
device sent it to Pavel and now it will be supported forever in spite
of no users" and "there's a whole group of people using mainline on
these old devices and Pavel makes sure it keeps booting for them".


-Olof
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  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-10 19:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-31 15:00 Arnd Bergmann
2020-07-31 21:27 ` josh
2020-07-31 21:57   ` Bird, Tim
2020-07-31 22:47     ` josh
2020-08-05 17:26 ` Pavel Machek
2020-08-05 18:50   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2020-08-05 19:30     ` Pavel Machek
2020-08-10 19:39       ` Olof Johansson [this message]
2020-08-16 12:53 ` Michael Ellerman

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