tree ab2730e53c4f6661184ab2685dbab8ee63f5e8f1
parent 97de50c0add1e8f3b4e764c66a13c07235fee631
author Jesper Juhl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Wed, 07 Sep 2005 05:17:50 -0700
committer Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Thu, 08 Sep 2005 06:57:35 -0700

[PATCH] remove verify_area(): remove or edit references to verify_area in 

Remove (or edit) remaining references to the now dead verify_area() function
from files in Documentation/.

Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

 Documentation/cdrom/sonycd535              |    3 ++-
 Documentation/exception.txt                |    2 +-
 Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt |    8 --------
 3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/cdrom/sonycd535 b/Documentation/cdrom/sonycd535
--- a/Documentation/cdrom/sonycd535
+++ b/Documentation/cdrom/sonycd535
@@ -68,7 +68,8 @@ it a better device citizen.  Further tha
 Porfiri Claudio <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> for patches
 to make the driver work with the older CDU-510/515 series, and
 Heiko Eissfeldt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> for pointing out that
-the verify_area() checks were ignoring the results of said checks.
+the verify_area() checks were ignoring the results of said checks
+(note: verify_area() has since been replaced by access_ok()).
 (Acknowledgments from Ron Jeppesen in the 0.3 release:)
 Thanks to Corey Minyard who wrote the original CDU-31A driver on which
diff --git a/Documentation/exception.txt b/Documentation/exception.txt
--- a/Documentation/exception.txt
+++ b/Documentation/exception.txt
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ To protect itself the kernel has to veri
 In older versions of Linux this was done with the 
 int verify_area(int type, const void * addr, unsigned long size) 
+function (which has since been replaced by access_ok()).
 This function verified that the memory area starting at address 
 addr and of size size was accessible for the operation specified 
diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt 
--- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -66,14 +66,6 @@ Who: Paul E. McKenney <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
-What:  remove verify_area()
-When:  July 2006
-Files: Various uaccess.h headers.
-Why:   Deprecated and redundant. access_ok() should be used instead.
-Who:   Jesper Juhl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 What:  IEEE1394 Audio and Music Data Transmission Protocol driver,
        Connection Management Procedures driver
 When:  November 2005
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