[PATCH] staging: Initial driver submission for pureLiFi devices

Srinivasan Raju srini.raju at purelifi.com
Thu Sep 24 17:24:14 UTC 2020


>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/drivers/staging/purelifi/TODO
>> @@ -0,0 +1,5 @@
>> +TODO:
>> +     - checkpatch.pl cleanups
>> +
>> +Please send any patches or complaints about this driver to pureLiFi Ltd
>> +<info at purelifi.com>

>Why not just do these fixups on your own right now and submit it to the
>"real" part of the kernel?  That should take what, a day or so max?
>Just sending stuff to staging because you don't want to do coding style
>cleanups feels very odd.  It takes much more work and energy to do it
>this way than to just do it right the first time and get it merged to
>the networking subsystem, right?

>So why do you want to send it to staging?

Thanks for the comments Greg, This is my first kernel patch, I was under  
the impression that the staging area is the place to start for any new "Driver" code
We will do the fixes and send an updated patch


Thanks
Srini


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