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From: Claus-Justus Heine <claus@mathematik.uni-freiburg.de>
To: Mikael Pettersson <mikpe@csd.uu.se>
Cc: Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de>,
	heine@instmath.rwth-aachen.de, alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: time for some drivers to be removed?
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2003 12:06:52 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3F30D33C.3010904@mathematik.uni-freiburg.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <16175.47282.627835.2678@gargle.gargle.HOWL>



Mikael Pettersson schrieb:
> Adrian Bunk writes:
>  > On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 03:35:10PM +0200, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
>  > > 
>  > > ftape-4.04? That's been a non-integrated external package for ages and ages.
>  > > I doubt there's been any updates in it for 2.5/2.6 kernels.
>  > >...
>  > 
>  > Is there a good reason why it wasn't / isn't integrated?
> 
> Claus-Justus (the official maintainer) never bothered doing it.

I gave up trying to update the in-kernel ftape version because I my updates 
didn't come through (that was before the 2.2 and again before the 2.4 kernels 
were released). There are more pleasant wastes of time than to try to go 
through a one-man super-maintainer's eye of a needle.

Actually, the in-kernel version of ftape should be replaced or deleted, it is 
damn outdated anyway and buggy.

In principle, there were some attempts to elect a new ftape-maintainer some 
time ago (Roby Basak, if I remember right).

I could provide a kernel patch for 2.4 and 2.6 to update the in-kernel version 
of ftape if that is wanted.

Otherwise I'd suggest to remove me from the maintainer's list and/or delete 
ftape from the kernel source tree.

Greetings

Claus

--
    Dipl.-Math. Claus-Justus Heine
    Institute for Applied Mathematics              Phone: +49-761-203-5647
    Hermann-Herder-Str. 10                         Fax: +49-761-203-5632
    Freiburg University
    79104 Freiburg / Brsg., Germany


  reply	other threads:[~2003-08-06 10:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-08-05 12:42 Mikael Pettersson
2003-08-05 13:03 ` Adrian Bunk
2003-08-05 13:35   ` Mikael Pettersson
2003-08-05 13:48     ` Adrian Bunk
2003-08-05 14:01       ` Mikael Pettersson
2003-08-06 10:06         ` Claus-Justus Heine [this message]
2003-08-09 19:40           ` Adrian Bunk
2003-08-05 16:35 ` Alan Cox
2003-08-05 18:47   ` Leopold Gouverneur
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-08-14  5:34 John Bradford
2003-08-13 20:55 John Bradford
2003-08-13 20:50 ` Adrian Bunk
2003-08-13 20:55 ` Bill Davidsen
2003-07-28  7:12 linux
2003-07-27 16:22 John Bradford
2003-07-25 11:10 John Bradford
2003-07-24 18:29 John Bradford
2003-07-24 18:31 ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-24 19:31   ` Eli Carter
2003-07-25 10:48 ` Bas Mevissen
2003-07-24 14:43 John Bradford
2003-07-24 19:24 ` Brian Jackson
2003-07-24 12:20 Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-24 14:58 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-24 15:34   ` Bas Mevissen
2003-07-24 17:32     ` Diego Calleja García
2003-07-24 17:50       ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-24 19:16         ` Diego Calleja García
2003-07-24 19:43           ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-24 18:02       ` Samuel Flory
2003-07-24 19:07     ` Alan Cox
2003-07-25 10:48       ` Bas Mevissen
2003-07-27 15:31 ` Adrian Bunk
2003-07-27 15:59   ` David D. Hagood
2003-07-27 16:18     ` Adrian Bunk
2003-07-27 16:40     ` Alan Cox
2003-07-27 17:00       ` Adrian Bunk
2003-07-27 18:45       ` David D. Hagood
2003-07-27 20:40         ` Alan Cox
2003-07-27 20:56           ` Adrian Bunk
2003-07-27 20:56             ` Alan Cox
2003-07-28  2:23               ` Herbert Pötzl
2003-07-29 19:33               ` Adrian Bunk
2003-08-13 20:16                 ` Bill Davidsen
2003-08-09 18:04   ` David Woodhouse
2003-08-09 19:36     ` Adrian Bunk

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