Commit 4e834da1 authored by Stefan Richter's avatar Stefan Richter
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ieee1394: schedule *_oui sysfs attributes for removal

There is no manpower available to reform oui.db into a library for use
in more kernel subsystems.  The low ratio of usefulness to size and the
occasional need to update oui.db from IEEE's official list suggest to
drop oui.db.  I plan to make a userspace script available which
translates the remaining numeric sysfs attributes to names of
Signed-off-by: default avatarStefan Richter <>
parent e9429dfd
......@@ -57,6 +57,14 @@ Who: Stefan Richter <>
What: ieee1394's *_oui sysfs attributes (CONFIG_IEEE1394_OUI_DB)
When: January 2007
Files: drivers/ieee1394/: oui.db,
Why: big size, little value
Who: Stefan Richter <>
What: Video4Linux API 1 ioctls and video_decoder.h from Video devices.
When: December 2006
Why: V4L1 AP1 was replaced by V4L2 API. during migration from 2.4 to 2.6
......@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ config IEEE1394_VERBOSEDEBUG
else says N.
config IEEE1394_OUI_DB
bool "OUI Database built-in"
bool "OUI Database built-in (deprecated)"
depends on IEEE1394
If you say Y here, then an OUI list (vendor unique ID's) will be
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