FCP-0101: Deprecating most 10/100 Ethernet drivers

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Oct 4 13:59:51 UTC 2018

In message <CANCZdfpFXs_Ed-gMZnnSs2eAxYh8hdwr-6dh9rpUUPbZXO0hWA at mail.gmail.com>
, Warner Losh writes:

>Most of these drivers have had dozens or hundreds of commits each over the
>years to keep up with the API changes. This acts as a tax on innovation
>because it's such a pain in the back side to change all the drivers in the

As one who has been there, a couple of times: SECONDED!

It is particular unpleasant when you have no way to test the changes.

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