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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/23] Intel SST driver update
On Tue, May 03, 2011 at 07:36:12PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> Mark Brown <broonie@opensource.wolfsonmicro.com> wrote:

> > What's the plan for moving these out of staging? Quite a few of these
> > patches feel like moves in the wrong direction, adding more code that's
> > going to have problems with mainline rather than addressing the issues
> > that prevent merges.

> There is a separate driver being written. In the meantime this driver is
> getting updated and maintained because in the real world people have
> customers and products to deliver.

Sure, I was just asking if there was a plan to work on this properly -
the normal expectation in staging is that we'll see in place refactoring
and this series clearly isn't that. You seem a little defensive here...

> It might as well therefore be maintained in tree as out. That seems to
> serve Linux users rather better.

Of course, as do most of us, I was mostly making sure that there was a
plan here.


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