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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] staging: octeon: delete driver
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I'll pipe up on this thread too

On Tue, 2019-12-10 at 02:42 -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On 12/10/19 1:15 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > This driver has been in the tree since 2009 with no real movement to get
> > it out. Now it is starting to cause build issues and other problems for
> > people who want to fix coding style problems, but can not actually build
> > it.
> >
> > As nothing is happening here, just delete the module entirely.
> >
> > Reported-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
> > Cc: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>
> > Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
> > Cc: "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <willy@infradead.org>
> > Cc: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
> > Cc: YueHaibing <yuehaibing@huawei.com>
> > Cc: Aaro Koskinen <aaro.koskinen@iki.fi>
> > Cc: Wambui Karuga <wambui.karugax@gmail.com>
> > Cc: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@lip6.fr>
> > Cc: Florian Westphal <fw@strlen.de>
> > Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
> > Cc: Branden Bonaby <brandonbonaby94@gmail.com>
> > Cc: "Petr Štetiar" <ynezz@true.cz>
> > Cc: Sandro Volery <sandro@volery.com>
> > Cc: Paul Burton <paulburton@kernel.org>
> > Cc: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
> > Cc: Giovanni Gherdovich <bobdc9664@seznam.cz>
> > Cc: Valery Ivanov <ivalery111@gmail.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>
> Acked-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>

Please can we keep this driver. We do have platforms using it and we
would like it to stay around.

Clearly we'll need to sort things out to a point where they build
successfully. We've been hoping to see this move out of staging ever
since we selected Cavium as a vendor.
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