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SubjectRe: in-kernel DRM tree move around....
On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 9:02 PM, David Woodhouse <> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 10:46 +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
>> Hi,
>> So I've been growing more annoyed with the current layout of the drm
>> tree in the kernel,
>> a) it lives under char.
>> b) everything in one directory.
>> c) header files in one directory.
>> d) no header files exposed to userspace.
>> is a proposal to create drivers/gpu/drm, (I may move AGP in there as
>> well later). It also creates per-driver subdirs.
> Looks sane from the header export POV. Passes headers_check and doesn't
> add any more instances of CONFIG_xxx visible to userspace (I'm coming
> after those, soon).

So assuming I fixed up the kbuild issues, any ideas on when it would
be a good plan to upstream this sorta major movement.

Not many DRM patches don't come via me, and I can fix up the ones that
do before I merge them.

Linus? any ideas on when you would prefer to take a tree like this?
start of rc1?


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