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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 resend 6/6] Documentation/extcon: porting guide for Android kernel switch driver.
On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 06:05:20PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 09:25:29AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
>
> > Ok, I've applied this, but I don't know if we really need this in the
> > kernel tree. How many out-of-tree android switch drivers are there?
> > Who needs to know this information?
>
> Every phone with a headset jack will have at least one switch if it's
> running on Android. People doing system integration will generally need
> to know about this, at least until we've got the ALSA detection stuff
> integrated with extcon.

Ok, but where are those drivers at? Any pointers to them so I can start
sucking them into the tree and doing this conversion?

Is this, and the wakelock stuff, holding back a torrent of drivers to be
submitted somewhere? Or are they buried in vendor trees, never to be
seen?

thanks,

greg k-h


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