What happened to src/sys/dev/sound/midi ?

Mathew Kanner mat at cnd.mcgill.ca
Fri Jun 4 15:52:25 GMT 2004

On Jun 03, Robert Watson wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Jun 2004, Brooks Davis wrote:
> > [Please wrap your lines properly.  Between your complete failure to
> > format your message appropriately and your extremely abrasive tone, I
> > was seriously tempted to simply kill file you. :(]
> > 
> > On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 12:42:30PM -0600, P.D. Seniura wrote:
> > > So where is the URL for this quote, please?  I said twice now that I
> > > cannot find it.  And I *still* cannot find it! (third time... ;)
> > 
> > You could always check cvsweb.  It should be the obvious first place to
> > look:
> > 
> > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/sys/dev/sound/midi/Attic/midi.c
> > 
> > The mailing list archive lists the message here:
> > 
> > http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=240510+0+current/cvs-src
> All this aside, I was a bit surprised on reading the commit message to see
> the current MIDI code axed before adding the new code, if the new code is
> expected to be seen soon.  Usually the argument for "axe now" in the
> presence of "new version coming soon" is "the current version is hurting
> people and should be put out of its misery".  I wouldn't preclude that
> being the case, but I don't remember it causine that much misery...

	In my humble opinion:  We should axe this driver as "the
current version is hurting people and should be put out of its
misery".  The current driver (before removal) simply didn't work and
people were trying to use it.


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