Re: [PATCH] pci_find_device and pci_find_slot mark as deprecated

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On 8/9/05, Greg KH <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 01:54:01AM +0200, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> > This marks these functions as deprecated not to use in latest drivers (it
> > doesn't use reference counts and the device returned by it can disappear in
> > any time).
> Did you forget to send this to the PCI maintainer for some reason?
No, my badness, sorry.

> Anyway, no, I don't want these functions marked this way, it's only
> going to cause build noise.  I'd much rather you, or others, send me
> patches that remove the usage of these functions so I can just delete
> them entirely.
When the patch was here
( --
it'll be certainly sliced into many pieces; of course I didn't cc you
:( ), they told me, that the better way is to let it be, because it
signify the driver as old api based, if there are some warnings, so I
want people to stop using the old functions. So you want me to
continue producing the patches, that removes it?

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