Re: bkl: Pushdowns for sound/oss ?

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri May 21 2010 - 10:06:20 EST

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 03:45:04PM +0200, John Kacur wrote:
> Hi Ralf
> I was looking at doing some of that last remaining ioctl bkl-pushdowns, in
> particular in:
> sound/oss/swarm_cs4297a.c
> sound/oss/msnd_pinnacle.c
> sound/oss/sh_dac_audio.c
> sound/oss/vwsnd.c
> sound/oss/dmasound/dmasound_core.c
> sound/oss/dmasound/dmasound_core.c
> when I noticed they were including asm files from mips. I went so far as
> to compile my own mips tool chain, but I wasn't able to compile the above.
> Being oss sound, I was wondering if these are still maintained or are
> marked for removal some time in the future.
> If there is merely a problem with my toolchain, then that can be fixed,
> but there is no point in wasting time with these if no-one uses them.

Can we just drop OSS? It's beend deprecated and mostly dead for years.
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