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authorGravatar Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin@gmail.com>2014-01-21 08:54:09 +0100
committerGravatar Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>2014-01-21 21:56:46 +0100
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manual: clarify handling of deprecated features
Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
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@@ -29,6 +29,12 @@ Deprecated features
-------------------
The following features are marked as _deprecated_ in Buildroot due to
-their status either too old or unmaintained.
+them being either too old or unmaintained. They will be removed at
+some point, so stop using them.
+Each deprecated symbol in kconfig depends on a symbol
++BR2_DEPRECATED_SINCE_xxxx_xx+, which provides an indication of when
+the feature can be removed: features will not be removed within the
+year following deprecation. For example, a symbol depending on
++BR2_DEPRECATED_SINCE_2013_05+ can be removed from 2014.05 onwards.
include::deprecated-list.txt[]