Re: Driver graveyard

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Jakub Kicinski <kuba@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hi!
> Thomas suggested that it may be nice to create some form of a record
> for drivers which were retired from the tree. I think a code-centric
> equivalent of CREDITS could be a good idea.
> Does such a record already exist somewhere? If not any thoughts on
> creating a file storing (Kconfig, short description, commit which
> removed the driver)? E.g.
> D: Hamradio high-speed (DMA) SCC driver for AX.25. Driver supported
> D: Ottawa PI/PI2, Paccomm/Gracilis D: PackeTwin, and S5SCC/DMA boards.
> C: 865e2eb08f51

So what is the purpose for this file?  And more to the point, I guess:
is there a need for it to be strictly machine-readable?  If the
objective is to remember our history to minimize our chances of
repeating it, something more prose-oriented might work better.



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