[PATCH 1/3] Staging: rtl8187se: Move rtl8187se/ieee80211/* to rtl8187se/
gregkh at suse.de
Fri Aug 28 17:19:50 UTC 2009
On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 12:23:25PM -0400, Anders Kaseorg wrote:
> The current rtl8187se Makefile builds objects in the ieee80211
> subdirectory, which is a violation of the kbuild specification,
> according to Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt:
All of drivers/staging/ violates the kernel coding style "rules", so
this is not a real issue :)
I'd prefer to not accept this and the other move patch, as the code
should just be dropped entirely and the in-kernel ieee80211 code used
instead. Keeping it in a subdirectory like it is makes it more obvious
as to what needs to be done here.
I will take your "remove unused files" patch, that is good to do.
Also note that there is a rtl8192e driver in the tree that also does
this same thing (have ieee80211 code in a subdir).
I'm trying to work with RealTek to keep this from happening in their
future drivers, but communication with them is slow.
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