[net-next,v2,1/2] ipx: move Novell IPX protocol support into staging

Message ID 20171114163715.31353-2-sthemmin@microsoft.com
State Not Applicable
Delegated to: David Miller
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Series
  • retire IPX and NCPFS
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Commit Message

Stephen Hemminger Nov. 14, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
The Netware IPX protocol is very old and no one should still be using
it. It is time to move it into staging for a while and eventually
decommision it.

Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
---
v2 add a TODO (don't touch me) file

 MAINTAINERS                                   | 3 +--
 drivers/staging/Kconfig                       | 2 ++
 drivers/staging/Makefile                      | 1 +
 {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/Kconfig          | 0
 {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/Makefile         | 0
 drivers/staging/ipx/TODO                      | 4 ++++
 {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/af_ipx.c         | 0
 {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/ipx_proc.c       | 0
 {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/ipx_route.c      | 0
 {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/pe2.c            | 0
 {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/sysctl_net_ipx.c | 0
 net/Kconfig                                   | 1 -
 net/Makefile                                  | 1 -
 13 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
 rename {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/Kconfig (100%)
 rename {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/Makefile (100%)
 create mode 100644 drivers/staging/ipx/TODO
 rename {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/af_ipx.c (100%)
 rename {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/ipx_proc.c (100%)
 rename {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/ipx_route.c (100%)
 rename {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/pe2.c (100%)
 rename {net => drivers/staging}/ipx/sysctl_net_ipx.c (100%)

Patch

diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
index 29aa89a1837b..54c29ebcec55 100644
--- a/MAINTAINERS
+++ b/MAINTAINERS
@@ -7206,9 +7206,8 @@  F:	drivers/tty/ipwireless/
 IPX NETWORK LAYER
 L:	netdev@vger.kernel.org
 S:	Odd fixes
-F:	include/net/ipx.h
 F:	include/uapi/linux/ipx.h
-F:	net/ipx/
+F:	drivers/staging/ipx/
 
 IRDA SUBSYSTEM
 M:	Samuel Ortiz <samuel@sortiz.org>
diff --git a/drivers/staging/Kconfig b/drivers/staging/Kconfig
index 554683912cff..3744640bed5a 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/staging/Kconfig
@@ -26,6 +26,8 @@  if STAGING
 
 source "drivers/staging/irda/net/Kconfig"
 
+source "drivers/staging/ipx/Kconfig"
+
 source "drivers/staging/wlan-ng/Kconfig"
 
 source "drivers/staging/comedi/Kconfig"
diff --git a/drivers/staging/Makefile b/drivers/staging/Makefile
index 6e536020029a..f4c0506470ff 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/staging/Makefile
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ 
 
 obj-y				+= media/
 obj-y				+= typec/
+obj-$(CONFIG_IPX)		+= ipx/
 obj-$(CONFIG_IRDA)		+= irda/net/
 obj-$(CONFIG_IRDA)		+= irda/drivers/
 obj-$(CONFIG_PRISM2_USB)	+= wlan-ng/
diff --git a/net/ipx/Kconfig b/drivers/staging/ipx/Kconfig
similarity index 100%
rename from net/ipx/Kconfig
rename to drivers/staging/ipx/Kconfig
diff --git a/net/ipx/Makefile b/drivers/staging/ipx/Makefile
similarity index 100%
rename from net/ipx/Makefile
rename to drivers/staging/ipx/Makefile
diff --git a/drivers/staging/ipx/TODO b/drivers/staging/ipx/TODO
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..80db5d968264
--- /dev/null
+++ b/drivers/staging/ipx/TODO
@@ -0,0 +1,4 @@ 
+The ipx code will be removed soon from the kernel tree as it is old and
+obsolete and broken.
+
+Don't worry about fixing up anything here, it's not needed.
diff --git a/net/ipx/af_ipx.c b/drivers/staging/ipx/af_ipx.c
similarity index 100%
rename from net/ipx/af_ipx.c
rename to drivers/staging/ipx/af_ipx.c
diff --git a/net/ipx/ipx_proc.c b/drivers/staging/ipx/ipx_proc.c
similarity index 100%
rename from net/ipx/ipx_proc.c
rename to drivers/staging/ipx/ipx_proc.c
diff --git a/net/ipx/ipx_route.c b/drivers/staging/ipx/ipx_route.c
similarity index 100%
rename from net/ipx/ipx_route.c
rename to drivers/staging/ipx/ipx_route.c
diff --git a/net/ipx/pe2.c b/drivers/staging/ipx/pe2.c
similarity index 100%
rename from net/ipx/pe2.c
rename to drivers/staging/ipx/pe2.c
diff --git a/net/ipx/sysctl_net_ipx.c b/drivers/staging/ipx/sysctl_net_ipx.c
similarity index 100%
rename from net/ipx/sysctl_net_ipx.c
rename to drivers/staging/ipx/sysctl_net_ipx.c
diff --git a/net/Kconfig b/net/Kconfig
index 9dba2715919d..ff71ba0f6c27 100644
--- a/net/Kconfig
+++ b/net/Kconfig
@@ -212,7 +212,6 @@  source "net/dsa/Kconfig"
 source "net/8021q/Kconfig"
 source "net/decnet/Kconfig"
 source "net/llc/Kconfig"
-source "net/ipx/Kconfig"
 source "drivers/net/appletalk/Kconfig"
 source "net/x25/Kconfig"
 source "net/lapb/Kconfig"
diff --git a/net/Makefile b/net/Makefile
index 14fede520840..a6147c61b174 100644
--- a/net/Makefile
+++ b/net/Makefile
@@ -24,7 +24,6 @@  obj-$(CONFIG_PACKET)		+= packet/
 obj-$(CONFIG_NET_KEY)		+= key/
 obj-$(CONFIG_BRIDGE)		+= bridge/
 obj-$(CONFIG_NET_DSA)		+= dsa/
-obj-$(CONFIG_IPX)		+= ipx/
 obj-$(CONFIG_ATALK)		+= appletalk/
 obj-$(CONFIG_X25)		+= x25/
 obj-$(CONFIG_LAPB)		+= lapb/