[rt2x00-users] [PATCH 01/11] Removing dead RT2800PCI_SOC

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Thu Jul 15 00:44:44 AEST 2010


On 2010-07-14 3:15 PM, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 02:52:14PM +0200, Ivo Van Doorn wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 2:46 PM, Luis Correia <luis.f.correia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 13:39, Christoph Egger <siccegge at cs.fau.de> wrote:
>> >> While RT2800PCI_SOC exists in Kconfig, it depends on either
>> >> RALINK_RT288X or RALINK_RT305X which are both not available in Kconfig
>> >> so all Code depending on that can't ever be selected and, if there's
>> >> no plan to add these options, should be cleaned up
>> >>
>> >> Signed-off-by: Christoph Egger <siccegge at cs.fau.de>
>> >
>> > NAK,
>> >
>> > this is not dead code, it is needed for the Ralink System-on-Chip
>> > Platform devices.
>> >
>> > While I can't fix Kconfig errors and the current KConfig file may be
>> > wrong, this code cannot and will not be deleted.
>> 
>> When the config option was introduced, the config options RALINK_RT288X and
>> RALINK_RT305X were supposed to be merged as well soon after by somebody (Felix?)
>> 
>> But since testing is done on SoC boards by Helmut and Felix, I assume the code
>> isn't dead but actually in use.
> 
> Perhaps Helmut and Felix can send us the missing code?
The missing code is a MIPS platform port, which is currently being
maintained in OpenWrt, but is not ready for upstream submission yet.
I'm not working on this code at the moment, but I think it will be
submitted once it's ready.

- Felix




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