Re: [PATCH] New include file for marking old style api files

From: Jiri Slaby
Date: Thu Jul 28 2005 - 09:16:54 EST

Adrian Bunk napsal(a):

On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 03:42:26PM +0200, Jiri Slaby wrote:

Do you think, that this would be useful in the kernel tree?
I have an idea to mark old drivers, which should I or somebody rewrite.
For example drivers/isdn/hisax/gazel.c.
--- /dev/null
+++ b/include/linux/oldapi.h
@@ -0,0 +1,2 @@
+#warning This driver uses old style API and needs to be rewritten or removed \
+ from kernel

What's wrong with __deprecated ?

Nothing, but this marks entire driver, not a function, that it uses.
I.e. gazel doesn't emit any warning or so, I think; so for these cases.

Jiri Slaby
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