[PATCH] remove obsolete arch/ppc/8xx_io/uart.c

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at mindspring.com
Fri Oct 8 02:47:54 EST 2004

On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Tom Rini wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 06:07:45AM +0200, Andreas Oberritter wrote:
>>> Hi Dan,
>>> this patch for linuxppc-2.5 removes the old uart driver which doesn't
>>> work since a long time and has already been replaced by
>>> drivers/serial/cpm_uart/*.
>> Can you please re-do this patch vs a linux-2.6 tree?  Thanks.
> at the risk of jumping on on this, this patch would be affected by the 
> changes i made to Kconfig, and i've already listed (to myself) the changes 
> that are represented by this fix.  (see previous post, in which i asked a few 
> more annoying questions. :-)
> if you want, i can throw together the patch for this.  as i see it, the 
> changes are
>  1) modify Kconfig to remove choice of "Use UART"
>  2) modify Makefile to remove inclusion of uart.o
>  3) remove uart.c entirely
> is that about it?

no, apparently, that's not it.  there is some significant conflict 
resolution to be done between a couple Kconfig submenus.  details to 
follow as i figure it out, provided i actually understand what i'm 
looking at.  definitely not as simple as i thought at first.


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