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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 3/3] PCI: mark pci_scan_bus_parented() as __deprecated

On 06/21/2013 01:08 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 01:01:05AM +0800, Jiang Liu wrote:
>> From: Jiang Liu <jiang.liu@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Mark pci_scan_bus_parented() as __deprecated and clean up outdated
>> comments.
> Why not just delete the function, if no in-kernel users are calling it,
> it's no longer needed at all.
Hi Greg,
I thought that may break out of tree drivers, so give a warning first
for smooth transitions. Any guidelines here? I have some other similar
cases to keep some exported symbols just for out of tree drivers.

> thanks,
> greg k-h

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