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Date:	Mon, 4 Oct 2010 13:40:57 -0700
From:	Greg KH <>
To:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
Cc:	Arnd Bergmann <>,,
	Ian Kent <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RFC] autofs3: move to drivers/staging

On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 01:34:49PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 10/04/2010 01:28 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > Nobody appears to be interested in fixing autofs3 bugs
> > any more and it uses the BKL, which is going away.
> > 
> > Move this to staging for retirement. Unless someone
> > complains until 2.6.38, we can remove it for good.
> > 
> > The include/linux/auto_fs.h header file is still used
> > by autofs4, so it remains in place.
> I say we should just delete it.

Give it the 6 months period to phase out of the kernel, I'll handle this
and if someone comes back and wants to maintain it, it can easily be
added back.


greg k-h
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