Deprecation Plan

List and status of features, components or modules in FreeBSD base (src) that have been proposed, or accepted and scheduled for removal.

Deprecation Policy

In-lieu of a future official and documented deprecation policy, Deprecation Proposals must be:

  1. Listed on this page

    1. Have at minimum an Initiator and Schedule (FreeBSD Branch(es) and Date)

  2. Communicated publicly (via relevant mailing list(s))

  3. Accepted 1 before being implemented

Additional notes:

  1. Proposals should include a Testing / Testers section if appropriate.

FreeBSD 11

Feature

Initiator

Announced

Discussion/Voting

Accepted

Removed

Release Notes

IPX

glebius

Oct 28, 2013

on developers@

(./)

(./)

AppleTalk

glebius

Oct 28, 2013

on developers@

(./)

(./)

FreeBSD 12

Feature

Initiator

Announced

Discussion/Voting

Accepted

Removed

Release Notes

armeb

(./)

FreeBSD 13

Feature

Initiator

Announced

Discussion/Voting

Accepted

Removed

Release Notes

amd(8)

EdMaste

(./)

GCC 4.2.1

WarnerLosh

-arch

(./)

arm v5

WarnerLosh

(./)

sparc64

WarnerLosh

(./)

cx, ctau drivers

EdMaste

-stable, r358554

(./)

ce, cp drivers

EdMaste

-stable, D23928

aout userland support

EdMaste

pccard

WarnerLosh

-arch

(same, no pushback)

(./)

References

  1. The definition of Accepted for the purposes of this page is intentionally not been prescribed (1)

DeprecationPlan (last edited 2020-09-25 14:34:51 by EdMaste)