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Date:   Mon, 17 Aug 2020 21:04:32 +0100
From:   Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
To:     Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@...el.com>
Cc:     Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>, davem@...emloft.net,
        kuba@...nel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Benjamin Reed <breed@...rs.sourceforge.net>,
        Javier Achirica <achirica@...rs.sourceforge.net>,
        Jean Tourrilhes <jt@....hp.com>,
        Fabrice Bellet <fabrice@...let.info>,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        Ondrej Zary <linux@...nbow-software.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 12/30] net: wireless: cisco: airo: Fix a myriad of coding
 style issues

On Mon, 17 Aug 2020, Jesse Brandeburg wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Aug 2020 16:27:01 +0300
> Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org> wrote:
> 
> > I was surprised to see that someone was using this driver in 2015, so
> > I'm not sure anymore what to do. Of course we could still just remove
> > it and later revert if someone steps up and claims the driver is still
> > usable. Hmm. Does anyone any users of this driver?
> 
> What about moving the driver over into staging, which is generally the
> way I understood to move a driver slowly out of the kernel?

I always thought Staging was used for *incoming* drivers?

Either way, Staging is on my hit list.  It's actually next after Net.

Is there a Kconfig symbol that can be used to not include it in the
standard builds?  I'm aware of BROKEN.  Is there anything more
suitable for a deprecated driver (I don't see a DEPRECATED symbol).

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