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authorJean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>2008-10-22 20:21:32 +0200
committerJean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>2008-10-22 20:21:32 +0200
commit00155a94a691c25d6672c16c8f2cafa7f9a722a3 (patch)
tree3278b7e3b45a5dec9e7fea0f727d4d05d2cae62f /Documentation
parent3ae70deef0a5cc34a96aa1972697d01606bc7933 (diff)
Schedule removal of the legacy i2c device driver binding model
The legacy i2c device driver binding model is superseded by the standard model, so it's time to deprecate it and schedule it for removal. Signed-off-by: Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
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@@ -359,3 +359,11 @@ Why: The 2.6 kernel supports direct writing to ide CD drives, which
eliminates the need for ide-scsi. The new method is more
efficient in every way.
Who: FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp>
+What: i2c_attach_client(), i2c_detach_client(), i2c_driver->detach_client()
+When: 2.6.29 (ideally) or 2.6.30 (more likely)
+Why: Deprecated by the new (standard) device driver binding model. Use
+ i2c_driver->probe() and ->remove() instead.
+Who: Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>