[PATCH] add exFAT driver

Greg Kroah-Hartman gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Fri Aug 30 15:42:05 UTC 2013


On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 12:46:22PM +0200, Benjamin Valentin wrote:
> Samsung released their exFAT (and FAT12/16/32) driver under the GPLv2, it is
> based on the in-kernel FAT driver and can be obtained from [1].
> This patch adds version 1.2.4 of the exfat driver, sans the ifdefs for older
> kernel versions and ported to Linux 3.11.
> 
> [1] http://opensource.samsung.com search for exfat
> 
> original authors: Joosun Hahn
> 		  Sung-Kwan Kim
> 
> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Valentin <benpicco at zedat.fu-berlin.de>

For staging drivers I need a maintainer that is going to take the time
to shephard it into the core kernel tree.  See other TODO files for
how that person is defined.  Are you going to be willing to do this?

If so, can you please resend it with those changes to the TODO file, and
add a MAINTAINERS file entry?

Also, I would really like to get a signed-off-by: from the Samsung
authors for this patch, can you do that as well please?

thanks,

greg k-h


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