[PATCH 000/206] Staging: hv: Cleanup hv drivers

KY Srinivasan kys at microsoft.com
Wed May 11 15:14:13 UTC 2011



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg KH [mailto:greg at kroah.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 10:53 AM
> To: KY Srinivasan
> Cc: gregkh at suse.de; devel at linuxdriverproject.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 000/206] Staging: hv: Cleanup hv drivers
> 
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 07:48:32AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 07:56:34AM -0700, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:
> > > 	3) Simplifies the code across the board eliminating
> > > 	   unnecessary code and data structure layering. Prior to
> > > 	   this restructuring there were about 11,000 lines of code
> > > 	   in the hv directory. After this cleanup, there are about
> > > 	   8500 lines of code.
> >
> > That's great, remember how many lines were at the beginning?  I think it
> > was over 40000 or so, but I could be wrong, I should go and dig up the
> > original code dump from so long ago to be sure...
> 
> Nope, sorry, my mistake, it was "only" 20637 lines.  Still that great of
> a code size decrease is proof that moving things into the main kernel
> makes sense from a simple "lines-of-code to maintain and have possible
> bugs" standpoint.

Absolutely. The 11,000 number was just before I embarked on this patch-set.
I suspect, over the last couple of months that I have been working on this,
I have trimmed the code some.

Regards,

K. Y




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