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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fmc: Delete the FMC subsystem
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Well I do not know if it make sense to make it stronger with:

Signed-off-by: Federico Vaga <federico.vaga@cern.ch>

As you want

On Monday, June 10, 2019 4:18:09 PM CEST Linus Walleij wrote:
> The FMC subsystem was created in 2012 with the ambition to
> drive development of drivers for this hardware upstream.
>
> The current implementation has architectural flaws and would
> need to be revamped using real hardware to something that can
> reuse existing kernel abstractions in the subsystems for e.g.
> I2C, FPGA and GPIO.
>
> We have concluded that for the mainline kernel it will be
> better to delete the subsystem and start over with a clean
> slate when/if an active maintainer steps up.
>
> For details see:
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/10/29/534
>
> Suggested-by: Federico Vaga <federico.vaga@cern.ch>
> Cc: Federico Vaga <federico.vaga@cern.ch>
> Cc: Pat Riehecky <riehecky@fnal.gov>
> Cc: Alessandro Rubini <rubini@gnudd.com>
> Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
> ---
> If people are happy with this, I will queue the removal
> in the GPIO kernel tree.
> ---
> Documentation/fmc/API.txt | 47 ---
> Documentation/fmc/FMC-and-SDB.txt | 88 ------
> Documentation/fmc/carrier.txt | 311 --------------------
> Documentation/fmc/fmc-chardev.txt | 64 ----
> Documentation/fmc/fmc-fakedev.txt | 36 ---
> Documentation/fmc/fmc-trivial.txt | 17 --
> Documentation/fmc/fmc-write-eeprom.txt | 98 -------
> Documentation/fmc/identifiers.txt | 168 -----------
> Documentation/fmc/mezzanine.txt | 123 --------
> Documentation/fmc/parameters.txt | 56 ----
> drivers/fmc/Kconfig | 51 ----
> drivers/fmc/Makefile | 15 -
> drivers/fmc/fmc-chardev.c | 200 -------------
> drivers/fmc/fmc-core.c | 389 -------------------------
> drivers/fmc/fmc-debug.c | 173 -----------
> drivers/fmc/fmc-dump.c | 59 ----
> drivers/fmc/fmc-fakedev.c | 355 ----------------------
> drivers/fmc/fmc-match.c | 114 --------
> drivers/fmc/fmc-private.h | 9 -
> drivers/fmc/fmc-sdb.c | 220 --------------
> drivers/fmc/fmc-trivial.c | 102 -------
> drivers/fmc/fmc-write-eeprom.c | 176 -----------
> drivers/fmc/fru-parse.c | 81 -----
> include/linux/fmc-sdb.h | 39 ---
> include/linux/fmc.h | 272 -----------------
> 25 files changed, 3263 deletions(-)
> delete mode 100644 Documentation/fmc/API.txt
> delete mode 100644 Documentation/fmc/FMC-and-SDB.txt
> delete mode 100644 Documentation/fmc/carrier.txt
> delete mode 100644 Documentation/fmc/fmc-chardev.txt
> delete mode 100644 Documentation/fmc/fmc-fakedev.txt
> delete mode 100644 Documentation/fmc/fmc-trivial.txt
> delete mode 100644 Documentation/fmc/fmc-write-eeprom.txt
> delete mode 100644 Documentation/fmc/identifiers.txt
> delete mode 100644 Documentation/fmc/mezzanine.txt
> delete mode 100644 Documentation/fmc/parameters.txt
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/Kconfig
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/Makefile
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fmc-chardev.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fmc-core.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fmc-debug.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fmc-dump.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fmc-fakedev.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fmc-match.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fmc-private.h
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fmc-sdb.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fmc-trivial.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fmc-write-eeprom.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/fmc/fru-parse.c
> delete mode 100644 include/linux/fmc-sdb.h
> delete mode 100644 include/linux/fmc.h
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/fmc/API.txt b/Documentation/fmc/API.txt
> deleted file mode 100644
> index 06b06b92c794..000000000000
> diff --git a/Documentation/fmc/FMC-and-SDB.txt
> b/Documentation/fmc/FMC-and-SDB.txt deleted file mode 100644
> index fa14e0b24521..000000000000
> diff --git a/Documentation/fmc/carrier.txt b/Documentation/fmc/carrier.txt
> deleted file mode 100644
> index 5e4f1dd3e98b..000000000000
> diff --git a/Documentation/fmc/fmc-chardev.txt
> b/Documentation/fmc/fmc-chardev.txt deleted file mode 100644
> index d9ccb278e597..000000000000
> diff --git a/Documentation/fmc/fmc-fakedev.txt
> b/Documentation/fmc/fmc-fakedev.txt deleted file mode 100644
> index e85b74a4ae30..000000000000
> diff --git a/Documentation/fmc/fmc-trivial.txt
> b/Documentation/fmc/fmc-trivial.txt deleted file mode 100644
> index d1910bc67159..000000000000
> diff --git a/Documentation/fmc/fmc-write-eeprom.txt
> b/Documentation/fmc/fmc-write-eeprom.txt deleted file mode 100644
> index e0a9712156aa..000000000000
> diff --git a/Documentation/fmc/identifiers.txt
> b/Documentation/fmc/identifiers.txt deleted file mode 100644
> index 3bb577ff0d52..000000000000
> diff --git a/Documentation/fmc/mezzanine.txt
> b/Documentation/fmc/mezzanine.txt deleted file mode 100644
> index 87910dbfc91e..000000000000
> diff --git a/Documentation/fmc/parameters.txt
> b/Documentation/fmc/parameters.txt deleted file mode 100644
> index 59edf088e3a4..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/Kconfig b/drivers/fmc/Kconfig
> deleted file mode 100644
> index 3a75f4256d08..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/Makefile b/drivers/fmc/Makefile
> deleted file mode 100644
> index e3da6192cf39..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fmc-chardev.c b/drivers/fmc/fmc-chardev.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index 5ecf4090a610..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fmc-core.c b/drivers/fmc/fmc-core.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index bbcb505d1522..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fmc-debug.c b/drivers/fmc/fmc-debug.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index 32930722770c..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fmc-dump.c b/drivers/fmc/fmc-dump.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index cd1df475b254..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fmc-fakedev.c b/drivers/fmc/fmc-fakedev.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index 941d0930969a..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fmc-match.c b/drivers/fmc/fmc-match.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index a0956d1f7550..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fmc-private.h b/drivers/fmc/fmc-private.h
> deleted file mode 100644
> index 1e5136643bdc..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fmc-sdb.c b/drivers/fmc/fmc-sdb.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index d0e65b86dc22..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fmc-trivial.c b/drivers/fmc/fmc-trivial.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index b99dbc7ee203..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fmc-write-eeprom.c b/drivers/fmc/fmc-write-eeprom.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index 3eb81bb1f1fc..000000000000
> diff --git a/drivers/fmc/fru-parse.c b/drivers/fmc/fru-parse.c
> deleted file mode 100644
> index eb21480d399f..000000000000
> diff --git a/include/linux/fmc-sdb.h b/include/linux/fmc-sdb.h
> deleted file mode 100644
> index bec899f0867c..000000000000
> diff --git a/include/linux/fmc.h b/include/linux/fmc.h
> deleted file mode 100644
> index f0d482d29df7..000000000000


--
Federico Vaga [CERN BE-CO-HT]


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