[PATCH] media: schedule removal for legacy staging drivers

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab+samsung at kernel.org
Tue Jun 25 11:48:26 UTC 2019


Keeping legacy problematic code forever is not a good idea.

So, let's schedule a date for those legacy stuff to rest in piece.

If someone wants to steps up and take them from the staging ostracism
and do give them a rejuvenation shower in order to address the
isues pointed on their TODO lists, be our guest!

Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung at kernel.org>
---
 drivers/staging/media/bcm2048/TODO      | 6 ++++++
 drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/TODO | 7 +++++++
 drivers/staging/media/omap4iss/TODO     | 7 +++++++
 drivers/staging/media/soc_camera/TODO   | 9 +++++++++
 4 files changed, 29 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/media/bcm2048/TODO b/drivers/staging/media/bcm2048/TODO
index 6bee2a2dad68..478984672c9b 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/media/bcm2048/TODO
+++ b/drivers/staging/media/bcm2048/TODO
@@ -1,3 +1,9 @@
+NOTE:
+   The bcm2048 driver fixes on this TODO were not addressed yet.
+   It has been a long time since the last related change.
+   Unless someone steps up addressing those, this driver is
+   scheduled to be removed for Kernel 5.4.
+
 TODO:
 
 From the initial code review:
diff --git a/drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/TODO b/drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/TODO
index cc8bd9306f2a..9d4577a911c9 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/TODO
+++ b/drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/TODO
@@ -1,3 +1,10 @@
+NOTE:
+   The davinci_vpfe driver fixes on this TODO were not addressed yet.
+   It has been a long time since the last related change.
+   Unless someone steps up addressing those, this driver is
+   scheduled to be removed for Kernel 5.4.
+
+
 TODO (general):
 ==================================
 
diff --git a/drivers/staging/media/omap4iss/TODO b/drivers/staging/media/omap4iss/TODO
index 4d220ef82653..fb90be3c1f32 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/media/omap4iss/TODO
+++ b/drivers/staging/media/omap4iss/TODO
@@ -1,3 +1,10 @@
+NOTE:
+   The omap4iss driver fixes on this TODO were not addressed yet.
+   It has been a long time since the last related change.
+   Unless someone steps up addressing those, this driver is
+   scheduled to be removed for Kernel 5.4.
+
+
 * Fix FIFO/buffer overflows and underflows
 * Replace dummy resizer code with a real implementation
 * Fix checkpatch errors and warnings
diff --git a/drivers/staging/media/soc_camera/TODO b/drivers/staging/media/soc_camera/TODO
index 932af6443b67..677dcdc1de61 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/media/soc_camera/TODO
+++ b/drivers/staging/media/soc_camera/TODO
@@ -1,3 +1,12 @@
+NOTE:
+   The old drivers that depends on SoC camera framework require
+   conversion. We're not accepting any patches that are doing just
+   checkpatch or style fixes before such conversion.
+
+   If nobody steps up addressing those, this driver is scheduled to be
+   removed for Kernel 5.5.
+
+
 The SoC camera framework is obsolete and scheduled for removal in the near
 future. Developers are encouraged to convert the drivers to use the
 regular V4L2 API if these drivers are still needed (and if someone has the
-- 
2.21.0



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