Commit:     cc2cccaec88d422e628e6b588078e1dbdc241896
Parent:     de320199c0f425503eef17883a3ba90464bf35ba
Author:     Johannes Berg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Mon Mar 5 00:30:27 2007 -0800
Committer:  Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Mon Mar 5 07:57:51 2007 -0800

    [PATCH] schedule wext/rtnl for removal
    Since wext is being replaced as fast as we can (it'll probably stick around
    for legacy drivers though) and the wext/netlink stuff was never really
    used, this schedules it for removal.
    The removal schedule is tight but there are no users of the code, the main
    user of the wext user interface are the wireless-tools, they only have an
    alpha version using the netlink interface and even that is incomplete.
    Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Cc: Jeff Garzik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt |   12 ++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt 
index 6a451f4..c3b1430 100644
--- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -304,3 +304,15 @@ Why:       The code says it was obsolete when it was 
written in 2001.
 Who:   Richard Purdie <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
+What:  Wireless extensions over netlink (CONFIG_NET_WIRELESS_RTNETLINK)
+When:  with the merge of wireless-dev, 2.6.22 or later
+Why:   The option/code is
+        * not enabled on most kernels
+        * not required by any userspace tools (except an experimental one,
+          and even there only for some parts, others use ioctl)
+        * pointless since wext is no longer evolving and the ioctl
+          interface needs to be kept
+Who:   Johannes Berg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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