[PATCH v6] Add ST-Ericsson CG2900 driver
greg at kroah.com
Sun May 15 09:32:57 PDT 2011
On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 12:20:51PM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> 2011/5/10 Par-Gunnar Hjalmdahl <par-gunnar.p.hjalmdahl at stericsson.com>:
> > Patch created on next-20110510.
> > Compared to v5 this patch has the following update:
> > - Updated driver after changes to MFD interfaces in linux-next (from mfd_data
> > to platform_data).
> > - Changed platform specific file dependencies (included correct nomadik file).
> Sorry I don't know if all this will work, it's due to all the churn created by
> the current push to get stuff out of the ARM tree so not much to do.
> The Nomadik GPIO file was moved in next but I will take that code move
> out today, because the GPIO maintainer has told me he couldn't
> provide feedback on these patches in time for me to finalize the change
> for kernel 2.6.40. Thus it won't go into 2.6.40 and I must remove it
> from next.
> The MFD changes will *probably* happen, if you're thinking about the
> PRCMU movement etc.
> To merge into the staging tree right now, you need to base it off
> Gregs staging tree, which is where it'll be merged:
> Sorry about all the confusion, I think it's actually nobodys fault,
> it's just reflecting the fact that embedded drivers with deep
> platform dependencies are *really* *hard* to manage in staging.
That's why you should only use staging as a last resort, not as your
primary way of getting code into the kernel, especially for stuff with
a constantly changing in-kernel interface like you have pointed out
Just do the "real work" first and get it merged the real way if at all
best of luck,
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