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    SubjectRe: [PATH 0/4] Memstick patches for 2.6.39
    On Sun, 20 Mar 2011 13:42:51 +0200
    Maxim Levitsky <> wrote:

    > On Sat, 2011-03-19 at 23:47 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > On Sun, 20 Mar 2011 05:09:05 +0200 Maxim Levitsky <> wrote:
    > >
    > ...
    > Also, I don't have much time now to improve the ms_block driver till
    > this summer (studying).
    > The driver works. Yes it has a flaw in regard to scatterlist processing,
    > because I didn't find a better way to deal with this monster, but I will
    > fix that later. I am not the kind of guy that runs away after a merge.
    > It would be nice to just see my code in kernel, code I wrote more that a
    > year ago.
    > This flaw is purely theoretical. Driver does work.

    Lots of code is "flawed but works". The place for such code is
    drivers/staging/ - it gets put in there so the code is available for
    those who need the driver and the code is later moved over into
    drivers/ once the flaws have been addressed.

    So a path forward here would be for us to put the driver and the
    sglist extensions into a directory under drivers/staging/.

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