Information about Android Logger

Greg KH greg at
Tue May 17 14:47:37 UTC 2011

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 04:27:27PM +0200, Alessio Igor Bogani wrote:
> Dear Mr. Kroah-Hartman,
> 2011/5/15 Greg KH <greg at>:
> > On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 10:14:24PM +0200, Alessio Igor Bogani wrote:
> >> I would want to work a little on the Android logger driver. The first
> >> goal would be to have it again in the staging area. Do you have any
> >> suggestion about this?
> >
> > If you are willing to maintain it,
> Yes I am.


> > and make the changes necessary to get
> > it merged into the mainline kernel, which for this driver entails also
> > making userspace changes to the tools using this driver, then great,
> > we'd be glad to have it back.
> Could you give more details about those mandatory changes, please?

You are going to have to be able to change the userspace android code as
odds are, the api is going to change in order to get this accepted into
the "real" part of the kernel.  Do you have write permissions on the
Android userspace repositories with the Android project to be able to do


greg k-h

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