[PATCH 1/1] Staging: hv: storvsc: Move the storage driver out of the staging area
kys at microsoft.com
Thu Jan 26 14:11:20 UTC 2012
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Bottomley [mailto:jbottomley at parallels.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 12:12 PM
> To: Greg KH
> Cc: Christoph Hellwig; KY Srinivasan; linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org;
> devel at linuxdriverproject.org; ohering at suse.com
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] Staging: hv: storvsc: Move the storage driver out of the
> staging area
> On Wed, 2012-01-25 at 09:03 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 03:59:26PM +0000, James Bottomley wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2012-01-25 at 07:51 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 10:43:00AM -0500, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > > > On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 03:29:05PM +0000, KY Srinivasan wrote:
> > > > > > James,
> > > > > > Any updates here?
> > > > >
> > > > > Given that this is a new driver without external dependencies it seems
> > > > > fine even for a 3.3 merge to me.
> > > >
> > > > Fine with me as well.
> > >
> > > OK, so what I need to linux-scsi is an applyable patch moving it out of
> > > staging.
> > I think there have been about 3-4 copies of this in your email archives,
> > but if that didn't work, I'm sure that KY can create it again :)
> Actually, no ... I've got a patch adding it to staging. What I need to
> add it in -rc is the motion piece (remove from staging and add to SCSI)
> so that git doesn't say I'm trying to add 1600 lines during rc but am
> just quietly moving a file ...
Given that the final set of patches that addressed Christoph's comments were against
Greg's staging tree and the patch I sent that moves this driver from
staging to the scsi directory is also against the staging tree, would it make sense to
take this driver through Greg's staging tree; assuming it is ok with both James and Greg.
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