[PATCH 00/10] Remove obsolete and orphaned wifi drivers

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Tue Oct 24 01:10:16 AEDT 2023

On Mon, Oct 23, 2023, at 15:45, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Arnd Bergmann <arnd at kernel.org> writes:
>> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
>> As discussed previously, a lot of the older wifi drivers are likely
>> entirely unused, Though we can't know for sure.
>> As suggested by both Greg and Jakub, let's remove the ones that look
>> are most likely to have no users left and also get in the way of the
>> wext cleanup. If anyone is still using any of these, we can revert the
>> driver removal individually.
>> I would suggest merging these for net-next after 6.7-rc1 is out
> Why net-next? I want to take these to wireless-next to avoid any
> conflicts with other wireless patches.

My mistake, I actually rebased them on top of wireless-next before
sending out the patches, I just forgot update the text I had
already written a week earlier.

> We could take these to wireless-next after we submit the last new
> features (-next) pull request to v6.7, so most likely already next week.
> So if anyone has any problems with these speak up now.

Sounds good to me, thanks!


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