modular -> monolithic
jcristau at debian.org
Mon Jan 21 17:28:36 PST 2008
On Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 11:54:11 +1030, Benjamin Close wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > I've been thinking for some time that it would be nice to mark some of
> > the drivers as "unmaintained", similar to the "deprecated" modules.
> > Clearly, some of the drivers (input-elo2300, etc.) are not being kept
> > up to date with changes in the server. It would be nice to know which
> > drivers have no current maintainer, and, hence, are probably going to
> > be broken.
> > This would at least tell users that they shouldn't bother with those
> > drivers (the scripts could be changed to skip them, too, until they
> > become "maintained" again). And if someone is relying on that driver
> > working, then at least it is clear to them that it's probably gonna be
> > broken and they better write (or pay someone else to write) some
> > patches for it.
> > Not a real solution, but at least people can know what's going on and
> > not just suppose that the status quo will carry on indefinitely.
> I second this idea. Within each driver have a file called README (or
> similar) with two lines at the top of the file:
That information should be in
I don't know how up to date it is kept, though.
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