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Date:   Thu, 5 Oct 2023 13:12:41 +0000
From:   "Katakam, Harini" <harini.katakam@....com>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        "Simek, Michal" <michal.simek@....com>
CC:     "esben@...nix.com" <esben@...nix.com>,
        "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        "edumazet@...gle.com" <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        "pabeni@...hat.com" <pabeni@...hat.com>,
        "jsc@...raculum.org" <jsc@...raculum.org>,
        "christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr" <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org" 
        <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "harinikatakamlinux@...il.com" <harinikatakamlinux@...il.com>,
        "Pandey, Radhey Shyam" <radhey.shyam.pandey@....com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH net-next] MAINTAINERS: Add an obsolete entry for LL TEMAC
 driver

Hi Jakub,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 4, 2023 8:17 PM
> To: Simek, Michal <michal.simek@....com>
> Cc: esben@...nix.com; Katakam, Harini <harini.katakam@....com>;
> davem@...emloft.net; edumazet@...gle.com; pabeni@...hat.com;
> jsc@...raculum.org; christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr;
> netdev@...r.kernel.org; linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org; linux-
> kernel@...r.kernel.org; harinikatakamlinux@...il.com; Pandey, Radhey
> Shyam <radhey.shyam.pandey@....com>
> Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] MAINTAINERS: Add an obsolete entry for LL
> TEMAC driver
> 
> On Fri, 29 Sep 2023 08:06:46 +0200 Michal Simek wrote:
> > > Ok. But while that might mean that no new designs should use LL TEMAC
> > > IP, why do we need to declare the driver for it obsolete?
> > >
> > > Existing designs using LL TEMAC IP might need to upgrade Linux kernel
> > > also.
> >
> > If you want to take responsibility for keeping that driver alive then feel free
> > to send a patch on the top and declare it publicly. We are not able to test it
> > on these old platforms that's why we are publicly saying that it is end of us.
> 
> Why Obsolete tho? There's no other driver for this IP, so Orphan sounds
> more accurate. Please change it to Orphan.

I just noticed that this patch was already applied on net-next. So, I sent a patch
on top updating it from Obsolete to Orphan.

Regards,
Harini

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