[PATCH] staging: Add ST-Ericsson CG2900 driver

Nitin DHINGRA nitin.dhingra at stericsson.com
Thu Oct 18 11:56:00 UTC 2012



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Kroah-Hartman [mailto:gregkh at linuxfoundation.org]
> Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2012 2:51 AM
> To: Nitin DHINGRA
> Cc: devel at driverdev.osuosl.org; Anurag GUPTA-1; Ingvar PALSSON; Linus
> WALLEIJ; Par-Gunnar HJALMDAHL; linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org; Mridul
> JAIN
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: Add ST-Ericsson CG2900 driver
> 
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 01:14:08AM -0700, Nitin Dhingra wrote:
> > This patch adds support for the ST-Ericsson CG2900
> > Connectivity Combo controller (Bluetooth, FM, GPS, ANT, NFC)
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Nitin Dhingra <nitin.dhingra at stericsson.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Mridul Jain <mridul.jain at stericsson.com>
> > Acked-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at stericsson.com>
> > ---
> >  arch/arm/configs/u8500_defconfig                 |    8 +
> >  drivers/staging/Kconfig                          |    2 +
> >  drivers/staging/Makefile                         |    1 +
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/Kconfig                   |   73 +
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/Makefile                  |   10 +
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/bluetooth/Makefile        |    9 +
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/bluetooth/btcg2900.c      |  865 +++++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/bluetooth/cg2900_uart.c   | 2434 +++++++++++++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c     |  645 ++++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/bluetooth/hci_uart.h      |  106 +
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/include/cg2900.h          |  338 ++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/include/cg2900_audio.h    |  473 +++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/include/cg2900_hci.h      |   19 +
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/Makefile              |   18 +
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/cg2900_audio.c        | 3533
> +++++++++++++++++++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/cg2900_char_devices.c |  802 +++++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/cg2900_chip.c         | 3986
> ++++++++++++++++++++++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/cg2900_chip.h         |  608 ++++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/cg2900_core.c         |  730 ++++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/cg2900_core.h         |   52 +
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/cg2900_lib.c          |  287 ++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/cg2900_lib.h          |   65 +
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/cg2900_test.c         |  402 +++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/stlc2690_chip.c       | 1710 ++++++++++
> >  drivers/staging/cg2900/mfd/stlc2690_chip.h       |   47 +
> >  25 files changed, 17223 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> 
> Please refresh my memory, why is this going into drivers/staging/ and
> not into the "real" part of the kernel?
Putting the code in staging would be convenient so that if there are any design/code suggestions it would be easier to incorporate. 

> 
> Hint, a TODO file listing what is needed to do to get the code merged
> properly is needed here, care to make a follow-on patch adding this
> which will explain what to do.
Will do that.

> 
> thanks,
> 
> greg k-h

Regards
Nitin 



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