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SubjectRe: [PATCH RESEND] x86, intel_mid: ADC management
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Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:

>On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 05:30:47PM +0100, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
>> >Anyway, all I care about to get this code out of staging is that you
>> >feel your userspace api is "sane" and not going to change. Your
>> >in-kernel stuff can radically change every kernel release with no
>> >objection from me at all.
>> >
>> >And from what I can tell, your userspace stuff looks pretty stable
>now,
>> >right? So, I don't mind moving this all out of staging for 3.5
>as-is.
>>
>> There are corners of the userspace abi that aren't but they aren't
>> related to the core so we can break the abi docs in two and just move
>> the good stuff...
>
>Ok, that sounds like a good first step.
>
>> >If so, I'll be glad to make the change to my repo so it starts to
>show
>> >up in linux-next in the "correct" place whenever you want me to.
>>
>> Will clear current queue under review then that would be great.
>>
>> Note we will need to leave a lot of drivers in staging for now so
>move
>> may require a few sed scripts to link up headers etc... quite a lot
>> of drivers are way off.
>
>Why would some drivers stay? It should only be because of the
>userspace
>api, not because they don't work properly, that's never stopped drivers
>from entering the main part of the kernel before :)
>
You got it in one. They have userspace interfaces that are miles from where they should be...
>> Lets start a fresh thread on the move to make sure everyone agrees on
>> what is ready!
>
>Sounds good.
>
>greg k-h

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