Actually retired: wimax, wimax-tools (was Re: Intent to retire: wimax, wimax-tools)

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Fri Sep 20 14:37:49 UTC 2013


Florian Weimer (fweimer at redhat.com) said: 
> On 09/20/2013 02:41 AM, Dave Jones wrote:
> >On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 04:26:08PM -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> >  > Because it's pretty much dead upstream, getting towards dead in real-world
> >  > deployments, and never really worked well anyway in Linux.
> >  >
> >  > Orphaned in F20, rawhide. If no one wants to grab it, will retire in
> >  > a week or two.
> >
> >Kill it. We already disabled the kernel drivers in f20, because they're
> >broken and unmaintained.
> 
> Yes, please.  The userspace part would need work as well, and some
> of the C sources came out of a code generator to which we haven't
> got access.

Well, I guess it's not really any use without drivers. Nuked, will
draw straws with dcbw on rebuilding NM.

Bill


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