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SubjectRe: [PATCH] scsi: target/sbp: remove firewire SBP target driver
On 16/06/2020 16:09, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> On 2020-06-16 02:42, Finn Thain wrote:
>> Martin said, "I'd appreciate a patch to remove it"
>> And Bart said, "do you want to keep this driver in the kernel tree?"
>> AFAICT both comments are quite ambiguous. I don't see an actionable
>> request, just an expression of interest from people doing their jobs.
>> Note well: there is no pay check associated with having a MAINTAINERS file
>> entry.
> Hi Finn,
> As far as I know the sbp driver only has had one user ever and that user
> is no longer user the sbp driver. So why to keep it in the kernel tree?
> Restoring a kernel driver can be easy - the first step is a "git revert".

Why not move the driver to drivers/staging for 2 or 3 kernel releases and if
noone steps up, delete it?

Just my 2 Cents,

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